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Vettorello, Nancy E.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Legal Practice Program

302 Hutchins Hall

Professor Nancy E. Vettorello, '97, is a clinical assistant professor in the Legal Practice Program. She earned her BA, magna cum laude, from James Madison College at Michigan State University; an MUP, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan; and a JD, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Michigan Law. Professor Vettorello was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at Michigan State University and was a Founder's Fellow and Jorge Perez Fellow (both for academic excellence) while earning her master's degree, then served as contributing editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform while earning her law degree. After graduating from law school, she served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Betty B. Fletcher, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circu​it. She practiced law as an associate in the health care department of Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone in Ann Arbor, and has served as a reference librarian with the University of Michigan Law Library. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and American Bar Association. In 2013, she received the Law School's L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching.



​Presented "Resurrecting (and Modernizing) the Research Treasure Hunt" at the Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, June 2014. ​

Presented "Check It Out: The Theory and Practice of Using Checklists in the Legal Writing Curriculum from 1L to 3L and Beyond" at the Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, in collaboration with Timothy Pinto (University of Michigan Law School), Kathleen Elliott Vinson (Suffolk University Law School), and Jennifer Romig (Emory Law School), Palm Desert, California, 2012.

Serves on the New Member Outreach Committee of the Legal Writing Institute.