Professor of Practice; Director, Innovation for Justice Program
Stacy Butler is the Director of the Innovation for Justice Program (i4J) and has two decades of experience in community advocacy and expanding the reach of civil legal services for under-represented populations. Her research focuses on the application of human-centered design and innovation to social justice issues including eviction, debt collection, domestic violence, regulatory reform, and online dispute resolution. Prior to launching the i4J Program, she worked in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and served as an adjunct professor at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. In 2017, Butler launched Step Up to Justice, a pro bono civil legal center that has delivered over $4.5 million in free civil legal services to low-income families. Butler earned a B.A. from Trinity University and a J.D. from the University of Arizona.