Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, Director of Clinical Programs and Clinical Professor of Law




  • BS, Hampton University
  • JD, Brooklyn Law School


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.


At Suffolk University Law School, Professor McLaurin will teach courses in connection with the law school’s Juvenile Justice Center.




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)


Anti-Bullying Bill , 04/06/10. NECN Sidebar Series

Shackling of Minors , 05/03/10. NECN Sidebar Segment