Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Children's Law Clinic
B.A. 1976, J.D. 1981, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Wettach practiced poverty law for thirteen years with legal aid offices in Raleigh and Winston-Salem, North Carolina, developing a particular expertise in the law of government benefits. She is the author of The Advocate's Guide to Assistance Programs in North Carolina and co-author of A Consumer's Guide to Heath Insurance and Health Programs in North Carolina.
Professor Wettach joined the Duke Law faculty in 1994. She is the first director of the Law School's Children's Law Clinic and teaches Education Law. She previously served as supervising attorney in the AIDS Legal Project and as an instructor in the Legal Analysis, Research and Writing Program. She is a frequent speaker on issues involving the educational rights of children, especially children with disabilities.