Heather KS Nalley


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Heather KS Nalley



Heather KS Nalley graduated cum laude in 2001 from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she served as editor-in-chief of the law review and was a member of the national moot court team.  Ms. Nalley interned with Justice Marilyn Kelly of the Michigan Supreme Court and following graduation clerked for the Honorable Stanely J. Latrielle of the Livingston County Circuit Court before entering private practice. 

Ms. Nalley has been a visiting and adjunct professor and faculty advisor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School teaching moot court and honors writing classes and currently is an externship supervisor.
Ms. Nalley has conducted numerous jury and bench trials in a variety of criminal, child protective and family law cases, as well as representing clients in the Michigan Court of Appeals. 

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Editor-in-Chief of the law review
    • Honors: National Moot Court Team, Member

Current Employment

  • Attorney

Past Employment

  • Justice Marilyn Kelly, Michigan Supreme Court, Intern
  • Honorable Stanely J. Latrielle, Livingston County Circuit Court, Clerk
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School teaching moot court, Adjunct Professor
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School teaching moot court, Faculty Advisor

“I am not lucky. You know what I am? I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way, and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass.”


-Shondra Rhimes

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