Latisha Nixon-Jones, School of Law
Latisha Nixon-Jones is an academic expert in disaster law, entrepreneurial law, legal writing pedagogy, wills and estates law, alternative dispute resolution, social security law and insurance law. At the University of Oregon, Latisha is a visiting legal research and writing professor. Prior to joining Oregon Law’s Legal Research and Writing faculty, Latisha was the Assistant Clinical Professor of the Disaster Law Clinic at Southern University Law Center (SULC).
As a 2017 AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works Fellow, she was responsible for establishing, coordinating, and expanding SULC's disaster law clinic. The clinic's focus is helping low-income individuals who have been affected by natural or man-made disasters with civil legal issues. She has assisted with disaster recovery after Hurricane Michael, Maria, Irma and the Louisiana floods.
She has presented at numerous national and state conferences and helped develop a national federal guideline white paper for future Equal Justice Works disaster law fellows. She has worked as a consultant for the Baton Rouge Mayor’s Office, the Louisiana Bar Association, and Score Small Business Association.
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