Kristy A. Coté, JD

Kristy A. Coté, JD

Kristy A. Coté, JD

Assistant Professor
School of Law

Academic Appointments


  • Law


  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Advanced Legal Writing
  • CLIC
  • Commercial Contract Drafting
  • Comprehensive Review
  • Legal Research & Writing I
  • Legal Research & Writing II
  • Legal Research & Writing III
  • LINC
  • National Moot Court
  • National Moot Court Competition


Professor Coté’s primary areas of academic interest are legal analysis, legal writing, and written and oral advocacy. Professor Coté has been teaching since 1993. She started her career at Colorado State University, and joined the Creighton Undergraduate community in 1995. Professor Coté started teaching in the Legal Writing and Lawyering Skills program at Creighton University School of Law in 2002; she teaches required legal analysis and writing courses for first and second year students and upper level advanced writing and analysis courses. Professor Coté also teaches courses to prepare students for the day to day practice of law including, Commercial Contract Drafting, Interviewing, Client Counseling, and Negotiations. She also teaches Bar Preparation courses to assist students with final preparation for the Bar Exam.

She is a member of the Legal Writing Institute, a national organization of legal writing and skills instructors, and is currently serving on the Bar Outreach committee and Scholarship Committee. She has been a coach for Creighton School of Law’s highly successful third year National Moot Court Teams since the 2012-2103 academic year.

Publications and Presentations