Photograph: Cheryl Nelson Butler.

Cheryl Nelson Butler

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
A.B., Harvard University
J.D., New York University School of Law
Contact Information:
Room 310

Professor Butler is an associate attorney with the John Chiles Law Firm in Houston, Texas, where she handles contingency employment discrimination and tort claims including worker's compensation, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and race discrimination. She has taught most recently at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law and Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Professor Butler is a visiting professor at Washburn Law during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Torts
  • Civil Procedure I
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Race and the Law
  • Torts: Product Liability and Privacy