Associate Professor of Law
B.A. University of Kentucky
J.D. Nova Southeastern University
Heather Baxter is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, where she teaches Lawyering Skills & Values I and II, as well as Criminal Procedure. 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. In both positions, Professor Baxter prepared numerous legal opinions and orders. Professor Baxter also practiced in the area of Labor and Employment Law. 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.