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Along with securing field placements and
working with faculty to prepare field placement classes for more than 50 law student interns for the upcoming semester,
Professor Nancy Maurer has been preparing two books for publication as
co-author and editor.
Scheduled for early next year, she is co-editor
and an author of an expanded and updated 3rd edition of “Learning From Practice: A Professional
Development Text for Legal Externs,” to be published by West Academic
She is co-editor of “Disability Law and
Practice,” Books One and Two of a three-book series from the New York State Bar
Association. The books provide a broad education in many aspects of
disability law and practice, including chapters on ethics and resources for the
practitioner, special education, assistive technology, vocational
rehabilitation, financial and health care
benefits and future planning. The third will discuss civil rights of people with
Last month she presented in Turkey on two panels for the Global Alliance for
Justice Education and International Journal of Clinical Legal Education as one
of 350 representatives from 50 countries.
Professor Maurer has taught courses that include Fact Investigation, Legal Issues in Medicine, Negotiating for Lawyers, Trial Practice I: Civil Pretrial
Skills, and Disability Law.
After earning a B.A. from
Middlebury College and her J.D. from George Washington University National Law
Center, she practiced law with a legal services program in Charleston, S.C.,
and served as staff attorney for New York State Commission on Quality of
Advocacy for People with Disabilities.