Courses: Juvenile Law Clinic, Juvenile Justice Seminar
Expertise: Juvenile Law, Adoption, Small Business, Successions
Jacqueline Nash Grant , Clinical Professor for the Juvenile Law Clinic, received her B.A. from Southern University and her J.D. from the Southern University Law Center. Grant also serves as coach and adviser for the American Association for Justice Mock Trial team. Prior to joining the clinic staff full-time in February 1998, Grant was an adjunct professor with clinic during the fall semester of 1997. She is the owner and operator of Blessed Event Adoptions, a private adoption agency, specializing in the placement of minority children.
From 1992 through 1995, Professor Nash Grant was the Executive Director of the Louisiana Legal Consortium, Inc., a Legal Services Corporation training and support program. She was a supervising attorney for the Public Benefits Section and Elderly Protective Services of Capital Area Legal Services from 1989 to 1992. Grant also was Regional Attorney for the Office of Community Services and an Assistant Parish Attorney for the City-Parish government of Baton Rouge. Grant is a national motivational speaker and has been published in the fields of international human rights and access to justice.