Peter Nemerovski

Clinical Associate Professor

(919) 962-2558
4089 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Education
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation


Pete Nemerovski joined the UNC School of Law faculty in 2017 and is a Clinical Associate Professor. He teaches Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy I and II. Nemerovski has published articles in the Arizona Law Review Syllabus, the Nebraska Law Review, Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, and The National Jurist. His conference presentations have focused on the feedback and revision process, teaching professionalism, and law faculty hiring.

Nemerovski attended the University of Michigan Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. After law school, Nemerovski clerked for Judge Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He practiced law at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles and Holland & Knight in Miami. He taught at the University of Miami School of Law for seven years prior to joining Carolina Law.


  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2002)
  • A.B. (magna cum laude), Politics, Princeton University (1999)

Selected Publications

You Can Call Me Al: Regulating How Candidates' Names Appear On Ballots, 99 NEB. L. REV. 848 (2021).
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Help Wanted: An Empirical Study of LRW Hiring, 24 J. LEGAL WRITING INST. (forthcoming 2020).
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Mental Health in the Legal Profession: Starting a Conversation With the Lawyers of Tomorrow, 24 N.C. ST. BAR J. 8 (Winter 2019).
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Practice Makes Proficient: Writing Classes for Struggling Students, 24 PERSP.: TEACHING LEGAL RES. AND WRITING 55 (2016).
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10 To Do Items for Success in Law School, THE NATIONAL JURIST (Back to School 2015).
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Beyond the Bluebook: Teaching First-Year Law Students What They Need to Know About Legal Citation, 56 ARIZ. L. REV. SYL. 81 (2014).
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Reality Check: Law School Closures Are Unlikely, THE DAILY CALLER (Dec. 8, 2014, 3:51 PM).
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