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Vettorello, Nancy E.

Clinical Professor of Law
Legal Practice Program

302 Hutchins Hall

Professor Nancy E. Vettorello, '97, is a clinical 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 for the Ninth Circu‚Äčit. 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, the American Bar Association, and the executive committee of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. In 2013, she received the Law School's L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Recent Publications

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Unemployment Insurance in Michigan. Rachael Kohl, Samir Hanna, and Steven Gray, co-authors. Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2021.

"Update Your Bookmarks! Great Sites for Effective Research." Mich. B.J. 96, no. 3 (2017): 54-5.
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"Resurrecting (and Modernizing) the Research Treasure Hunt." Law Libr. J. 109, no. 2 (2017): 205-20.
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"Reimagining Legal Education." B. H. Wilensky, co-author. Mich. B.J. 96, no. 8 (2017): 56-7.
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Co-presented "Collaborations between Clinical and Legal Faculty" at the 2019 Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference, University of Michigan Law School, October 2019.

Presented "Integrating a Live-Client Hearing into a Required, 1L Class" at the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Annual Conference, May 2019.

Participated in a panel presentation, "The Sooner the Better: How Live Client Work for 1L LRW Students Helps them Develop a Shared Professional Identity," at the Association of Legal Writing Directors biennial conference, July 2017.