JOSEPH, Lawrence. American, b. 1948. Genres: Poetry, Law. Career: Poet, prose writer, critic, law professor. Office of Michigan Supreme Court Justice G. Mennen Williams, law clerk; Shearman & Sterling, NYC, litigator; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, creative writing professor; St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, NY, professor of law, 1987-. Publications: POETRY: Shouting at No One, 1983; Curriculum Vitae, 1988; Before Our Eyes, 1993. NONFICTION: Lawyerland: What Lawyers Talk about When They Talk about the Law, 1997. Address: St. John's University Law School, Jamaica, NY 11439, U.S.A.