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Heather Baxter

Heather Baxter
Professor of Law
(954) 262-6168


  • J.D., magna cum laude Nova Southeastern University, 2000

Heather Baxter is a Professor of Law at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, where she teaches Legal Research and Writing I and II, Criminal Procedure, and the Judicial Field Placement Clinic. She is also the Moot Court Faculty Advisor and coaches several Moot Court teams.  Before joining the faculty at Nova, Professor Baxter was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Janet Stumbo, Supreme Court of Kentucky, and a trial court staff attorney in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida. Professor Baxter graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1996 with a B.A. in English. In 2000, she obtained her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Nova Southeastern University, where she served as Executive Editor of the Nova Law Review. Professor Baxter is a member of both the Kentucky and Florida Bars.

Areas of Interest

  • Legal Writing
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Judicial Externships

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