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Clanitra Stewart Nejdl is a Reference & Instructional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at the Northern Illinois University (NIU) College of Law in DeKalb, Illinois. Clanitra joined the NIU College of Law Library faculty in May 2014. She provides legal reference and research assistance to faculty, staff, students, and other library visitors. In addition, she teaches both basic and advanced legal research classes.
Prior to joining the NIU College of Law Library faculty, Clanitra practiced law at the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center in Columbia, SC, where she provided local and statewide policy advocacy on behalf of low-income communities in the areas of affordable housing, homelessness, hunger, and community economic development. She was also an attorney at the Georgia Legal Services Program in Macon, GA, where she represented indigent clients in a variety of civil cases.
In addition to being a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, Clanitra is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, and the Chicago Association of Law Libraries. She is also admitted to the Georgia Bar and the South Carolina Bar.
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