Federal Indian Law (Native American Law)

Michelle Paxton

Michelle Paxton Adjunct Law Professor and Director of the Children's Justice Clinic

Michelle Paxton joined the College of Law in April, 2017 to create and lead the newest clinical program, the Children’s Justice Clinic. Ms. Paxton has served as the Director of Legal Training at University of Nebraska’s Center on Children, Families and the Law (CCFL). She develops curriculum and trains child welfare workers, probation officers, and mental health professionals on all aspects of juvenile court process and procedure in Nebraska. Ms. Paxton also receives Guardian ad Litem appointments from the Lancaster County Juvenile Court.

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Professor Jessica Shoemaker

Jessica A. Shoemaker Associate Professor of Law

Professor Shoemaker joined the law faculty in 2012.  She received her B.A. degree in English, summa cum laude, from the University of Iowa, and graduated first in her class from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she also served as an editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and was active in a range of student organizations.

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