Photograph: Michelle Ewert

Michelle Y. Ewert

Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 2000
M.P.P., University of Minnesota, 2003
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2006
Contact Information:
Clinic Room 154
"Clinic provides students the incredible opportunity to develop their lawyering skills and professional identity in a carefully supervised environment. My role as supervisor is to help create colleagues who will do excellent work for their clients, promote the administration of justice, and elevate the reputation of the bar."

Michelle Ewert joined Washburn Law in 2017. Previously she was a clinical teaching fellow in the Civil Advocacy Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Prior to that Professor Ewert was staff attorney and housing law supervisor at the Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) in Baltimore where she litigated subsidized housing cases in state and federal court and administrative agencies. She has also been staff attorney at Central California Legal Services (CCLS) in Visalia, California and at HOPE Fair Housing in Wheaton, Illinois. Professor Ewert has represented low-income clients, including survivors of domestic violence and people who are homeless, in both urban and rural settings and has been actively involved in the legal services community. She is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, received a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota, and earned her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Professor Ewert is a member of the California, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, and Wisconsin bars.

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Washburn Law Clinic
  • Writing for Law Practice
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