Biography

Amy Wallace is Street Law's Advisor to Law School Programs.

Amy officially joined the Street Law team in October 2021, after serving as a long-time consultant on both our Law School Programs and Legal Diversity Pipeline Programs.  

She is also a professor at New York Law School where she directs the Street Law program and teaches Advanced Legal Methods, Foundations for the Study of Law, and the NYLS College Pipeline Program.

Amy graduated from the University of Toronto in 1997 with a degree in political science. She attended the Georgetown University Law Center (GULC) where she participated in the Street Law clinic. She graduated from GULC in 2000 and began working as a mergers and acquisitions associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in New York City. While at Morgan Lewis, she continued working with high school students as a mock trial/moot court coach at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx and as an instructor with the High School Law Teaching & Advocacy Program at Humanities Preparatory Academy in NYC. Through the Teaching Fellows program, Wallace began teaching law full-time at DeWitt Clinton. She obtained her master's in education from Lehman College and she worked with a number of law-related education non-profits in the New York City/Westchester area before reconnecting with Street Law.

Amy is passionate about animal welfare and the environment. She loves spending time outside with her three kids and rescue dog.