B.A., (Graduated with High Honors), University of Notre Dame (1992)
J.D., University of Michigan Law School (1994)
Heather Slovensky is a Senior Principal Lecturer at Georgia State University College of Law. She is a faculty member in the Lawyering: Foundations Program, serving as its Director from 2011 to 2017. During her tenure as Director, she served as the principal developer of the revised first-year legal writing course, which involved creating, overseeing, and teaching in an expanded, skills-focused program. She also has been involved in various academic success initiatives at Georgia State College of Law, including the initial development of a fall-semester Law School Skills program for first year students and a two-week summer pre-orientation course for incoming law students.
Prior to joining Georgia State University College of Law, Professor Slovensky practiced law with Troutman Sanders, LLP in Atlanta; Hughes & Luce, LLC in Dallas, Texas; and Lord, Bissell & Brook in Chicago, Illinois. Her litigation experience includes representing clients in products liability, tort, commercial, and insurance coverage matters. Professor Slovensky graduated with highest honors from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Government and a concentration in the Hesburgh Program of Public Policy. She earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan and is a member of the Illinois, Texas, and Georgia state bars. In her spare time, Professor Slovensky enjoys chauffeuring her children to various athletic venues in the Atlanta metro area.