Stuart ’94

Emeritus Clinical Professor of Law


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.


  1. UC Hastings College of the Law 1994


  2. California Polytechnic State University 1992

    B.Sc., Natural Resources Management