Kim  McLaurin

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Clinical Professor of Law

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Kim M. McLaurin received her undergraduate degree from Hampton University and she is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School. Following law school graduation, Professor McLaurin accepted a position at the Legal Aid Society of New York City and was employed in various legal positions within the Legal Aid Society until June 2008. Professor McLaurin most recently served as the Attorney in Charge of the Juvenile Rights Division within the Queens Office of the Legal Aid Society. In this position, Professor McLaurin was responsible for the operation of an interdisciplinary trial office of approximately forty staff members. Professor McLaurin was directly responsible for the office’s representation of children involved in Family Court matters, including juvenile delinquency and child protective cases.

Associate Dean McLaurin teaches the Juvenile Defender seminar and co-teaches the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy seminar. 


  • BS, Hampton University
  • JD, Brooklyn Law School



  • Access to Justice: Evolving Standards in Juvenile Justice: From Gault to Graham and Beyond Children in Chains: Indiscriminate Shackling of Juveniles, 38 WASH. U. J.L. & POL'Y 213 (2012)
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