Nancy Strehlow is lawyer turned writer who loves the arts. She won the Washington University School of Law’s prize for Best Note and the prize for Best Brief in the National Moot Court Competition. She was a Law Review editor and an adjunct professor of legal writing at the SMU Dedham School of Law. She authored an essay in At My Pace; Ordinary Women Tell Their Extraordinary Stories, edited by Jill Ebstein, and a chapter in the Clinical Research and Law Compliance Handbook, edited by John Steiner. During her work as a litigator, corporate attorney and General Counsel, she never stopped jotting down story ideas and outlines. She shares a studio at Hausmann Millworks, a creative community in San Antonio, where she paints in oils. She serves on the Board of Directors for The Las Casas Foundation, which endows performing arts scholarships and protects historic theaters, and on the arts grant committee for Impact SA.
Nancy lives in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, Bucko, their golden retriever, Duncan, and an orange tabby named Cat. She enjoys theater, Spurs games, SCUBA diving, and discussing books with her long-time book club, Palabras.