Rebecca Nieman
Rebecca Nieman
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Director of Community Economic Development Clinic
J.D., DePaul University College of Law;
B.A., University of Minnesota
Phone: (619) 961-4277

Law Clinic Attorney Becky Nieman has experience in various areas of civil legal practice, with the majority of her legal career focused on providing civil legal services to low-income underrepresented populations through her work at legal services organizations.  Nieman most recently has served as Assistant Director of Legal Services at UC San Diego. She also has worked with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program as a managing attorney and with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc., as a program manager, supervising attorney and staff attorney. During her tenure at both nonprofit legal service organizations, Nieman supervised the various San Diego Superior Court legal clinics, with matters ranging from civil restraining orders, domestic violence restraining orders and landlord-tenant disputes. Nieman also took time to start her own legal practice, where she specialized in landlord-tenant issues, bankruptcy, family law, small business contractual disputes.


Nieman has extensive teaching experience and has been an adjunct professor at California Western School of Law, University of California-San Diego Extension Paralegal Program, and Southwestern Community College Paralegal Program. Nieman currently is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and the Lawyers Club of San Diego.


Courses include: Small Business Law Center Clinic Seminar, Public Interest Lawyering