Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Wallace is an expert in interactive teaching methodology. She is passionate about teaching pedagogy, and she works internationally to assist law schools and organizations in the development of Street Law and other clinical programs. She founded the Street Law experiential program at NYLS and works to support new Street Law programs at law schools around the country. She has written and presented extensively on public legal education and Street Law topics. In 2023 she received the NYLS Otto L. Walter Distinguished Writing Award.
Professor Wallace started her career as a corporate associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in the mergers and acquisitions group. During her time in private practice, her passion for pro bono work and public legal education programs solidified. She has worked in education since leaving private practice with a focus on public legal education programs in underserved communities. She is committed to diversity in the legal profession and helps coordinate and teaches Introduction to Legal Analysis for the NYLS PreLaw Pipeline Program. She is also the Advisor for Law School Programs at Street Law, Inc.