Wayne State University
Janet E. Findlater
Janet E. Findlater
Associate Professor of Law
Room 3237
(313) 577-3962


J.D., University of Michigan Law School
A.B., Smith College 


Elected to the Order of the Coif following her graduation from law school, Professor Findlater clerked for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Charles Levin. She joined the Wayne State faculty in 1976, and teaches Contracts, Criminal Law and Family Violence. She was a member of the Michigan Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Board from 1988-1998. She has been  voted by the student body as Outstanding Professor of the Year 18 times, including most recently in 2013.

Courses Taught

Criminal Law
Family Violence(Seminar)
Domestic Violence and the law

Advocating for justice, serving the community, revitalizing Detroit and Michigan