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Maikieta  Brantley



Maikieta Brantley

Clinical Assistant Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Professor Maikieta A. Brantley is a Clinical Assistant Professor. Prior to joining the faculty at the Law Center, she completed a fellowship in the Lawyering Process Program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and a VAP Program at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in its Blended Learning Program. Prof. Brantley has served on committees for JAWLD, AWLD, and is a conference speaker. She has been interviewed as a legal commentator for NBC and CBS affiliates. Having built a large, and successful social media following, Prof. Brantley research focuses on the intersection of social media and the law. In addition, she is passionate about the success of first year students with an emphasis on supporting underrepresented groups.

Prior to entering the Legal Academy, Professor Brantley practiced as an associate at the Lewis Rice in Saint Louis, Missouri, followed by Littler Mendelson in Houston Texas. Her practice focused on labor and employment issues. She has practiced litigation and advisement at the state and federal level—managing several cases for both small and large businesses. These cases required her to interact directly with clients, participate in case management conferences, and defend depositions. She also dedicated time to pro-bono landlord/tenant representation, expanding upon her development in the Landlord/Tenant Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law.

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