Judge Janet Heppard
Professor of Practice,
Civil Practice Clinic
JANET HEPPARD is Clinic Director, received a B.S. in Geology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and worked as a geophysicist for eight years at Amoco Production Company before returning to school at the University of Houston to attain a J.D./ MBA degree.
As a law student, Professor Heppard was a recipient of the Simon Frank Scholarship and received honors in legal writing.
After working both for a solo practitioner and as a volunteer attorney in the Civil Clinic, Professor Heppard was hired as a supervising attorney in the Civil Clinic in 1995 and was appointed Clinical Director in 2008. Professor Heppard also teaches courses on domestic violence and immigration family law.