Michelle D. Veilleux, J.D. is an Associate Teaching Professor in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies Dept.

Michelle D. Veilleux, J.D.

Director of Legal Studies, Associate Teaching Professor

College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Criminology and Justice Studies
Health and Social Sciences Building - 483


Business Law and Ethics, Commercial Transactions, Business Entities, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning and Administration

Research Interests

Business Law, Real Property, Intellectual Property


  • JD, (2000), Suffolk University Law School - Boston, Mass.
  • BA: Political Science, (1993), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, Mass.


Michelle Veilleux's principal teaching areas are in the fields of business law, business ethics, commercial transactions, real property law, legal research and legal writing. She teaches in the undergraduate program and the Division of Graduate, Online and Professional Studies. Professor Veilleux is licensed to practice law in Colorado, New York, and Massachusetts. She has been practicing law since 2000 in the areas of business law, estate planning, probate and trusts, and real estate, including commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, financing, leasing, foreclosures, and land use matters. She enjoys bringing her law practice experience to the classroom to help illustrate legal concepts and theories to students.

She is also a faculty advocate for the River Hawks Scholars Academy (RHSA).

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2023 OERscar Award
  • 2023 Teaching Excellence Award - School of Criminology and Justice Studies
  • 2017 Special Recognition for Leadership Efforts with Implementing ADA Compliance for online Legal Studies courses
  • 2014 The Haskell Memorial Award For Distinguished Teaching
  • 2014 Economics Department Teaching Excellence Award

Selected Publications

  • Jones, M., Toomey, W.J., Aiken, N., Bazin, M.D. (2014). Intellectual property law fundamentals. Carolina Academic Press