CLE# 2010-047: ADR and Domestic Violence
Date: Monday, September 20, 2010
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Nancy Ver Steegh serves as Vice Dean and Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she teaches family law, domestic violence, and alternative dispute resolution. Her publications include law review articles about the implications of domestic violence for child custody decision making and participation in processes such as mediation, collaborative law, and mandatory divorce education. She is the coauthor of two family law texts, Work of the Family Lawyer and Family Law: Examples & Explanations.
Professor Ver Steegh earned her J.D. from Washington University School of Law and her M.S.W. from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. Following graduation, she worked as a legal aid attorney in East St. Louis, St. Louis, and Minneapolis where her practice was concentrated in child custody, domestic violence, housing, public benefits, and civil rights. She worked with community groups to start the first shelter in southern Illinois and she represented victims of domestic violence in a class action lawsuit against two police departments and a prosecutor. Professor Ver Steegh has trained police, judges, prosecutors, and domestic violence professionals across the United States and in Turkey. She also has experience working as a family mediator.
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Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR)