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Nancy Stuart - UC Hastings College of the Law. San Francisco, CA, US

Nancy Stuart

Emeritus Clinical Professor of Law | UC Hastings College of the Law

San Francisco, CA, UNITED STATES

Email: stuartn@uchastings.edu


Following ten years of teaching in the California public schools, Professor Nancy Stuart attended law school at UC Hastings, ’94. Subsequently, Professor Stuart practiced in a variety of public interest settings from litigating Voting Rights cases with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights to representing individuals living with HIV in an array of civil legal issues with the Hawkins Center.

Professor Stuart returned to UC Hastings as a member of the faculty of the Civil Justice Clinic in July 2000. Throughout her tenure at UC Hastings, Professor Stuart was honored to learn with and from students in and out of the classroom. “It continues to be a thrill to work with students and graduates as they explore the vast legal landscape, develop and refine their professional identities, and discover their niche.”

Professor Stuart was honored to serve as UC Hastings first Associate Dean for Experiential Learning in 2012, she remained in this position until her retirement in 2016. Upon her retirement, a fund in her name was established to provide scholarships and grants to UC Hastings students committed to work in the public interest.

Areas of Expertise (3)

Social Justice Lawyering

Experiential Education

Pro Bono

Education (2)

University of California, Hastings College of the Law: J.D., Law 1994

California Polytechnic State University: B.Sc., Natural Resources Management 1982

Affiliations (3)

  • State Bar of California : Pro-Bono Coordinating Committee (Since 2010)
  • Clinical Legal Education Association
  • Bay Area Consortium on Externships

Event Appearances (5)

“Using “Competency Models” to Frame Externships and Experiential Learning

Externships 7- Scaling New Heights: Field Placements and the Reform of Legal Education  Denver, CO.


Leveraging Law Students as Key Services Resources

ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference  Jacksonville, FL.


Improving Supervision: Learning from Our Students

Externships 6: Preparing Lawyers – The Role of Field Placements  Boston, MA.


Working with Volunteer Attorneys and Law Students: The Good, The Bad, The Complicated

ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference  Las Vegas, NV.


Cultivating Future Pro Bono Leaders: Incorporating Law Schools, Students and New Graduates

California Pro Bono Conference  Los Angeles, CA.