Nancy Lemon

Nancy K. D. Lemon has been a leading authority on domestic violence law for four decades. A practicing attorney, she has also provided expert testimony in many types of cases. She has worked to craft many pieces of California legislation affecting survivors of domestic violence and their children. Since 1988, Professor Lemon taught Domestic Violence Law and the Domestic Violence Practicum/Field Placement at UC Berkeley’s School of Law. She published the first textbook on Domestic Violence Law, now in its 6th edition. In 2012, she co-founded the Family Violence Appellate Project, where she is the Legal Director.