Deanne Andrews Lawrence

Associate Clinical Professor of Law & RWA Co-Director

Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 230D
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Deanne Andrews Lawrence is an Associate Clinical Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law. Her courses include Research, Writing & Analysis; Advocacy; Contract Drafting; Research, Writing & Advocacy: International LL.M.; and Effective Legal Analysis and Process. In addition to regularly presenting at national legal writing conferences, Professor Lawrence has taught Legal English at the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China, and Legal Writing at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.

Professor Lawrence has served as co-director of the RWA program since 2006. Professor Lawrence was formerly an attorney specializing in health law and municipal finance with the law firms of Quarles & Brady in Wisconsin and Caplan & Ernest in Colorado.

She received her J.D. with honors from the University of Colorado Law School, where she graduated Order of the Coif, served as an editor on the Law Review, and earned five book awards (top exams in Torts, Contracts, Civil Procedure, Property, and Constitutional Law).

Prior to entering the field of law, Professor Lawrence practiced nursing in the neonatal intensive care unit at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

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J.D. University of Colorado Law School
B.S. Purdue University
B.S. Indiana University