University of Denver

Nancy Ver Steegh

Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Nancy Ver Steegh, J.D., M.S.W., is a professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she teaches courses on family law, domestic violence, family law residency, family mediation, and contracts. Her publications include articles exploring domestic violence in the context of child-related decision making and implications for processes such as mediation, collaborative law, court system triage, and establishment of parenting time in child support proceedings. She is the coauthor of two family law texts, Work of the Family Lawyer and Family Law: Examples & Explanations, and she is a member of the board of editors of the Family Court Review.

Professor Ver Steegh teaches in Mitchell Hamline’s pioneering hybrid J.D. program which features intensive in-person experiential learning and online coursework, allowing students to study law from anywhere in the world. Professor Ver Steegh previously worked as a legal aid attorney concentrating on law reform in the areas of domestic violence, housing, public benefits, and civil rights. She has trained police, judges, prosecutors, and domestic violence professionals across the United States, Canada, and Turkey.