Associate Dean and Associate Clinical Professor 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 culminating in her service 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 a large interdisciplinary trial office and 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 teaches the Juvenile Defender Clinic seminar and supervises students in all court appearances. Professor McLaurin also teaches the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy seminar. Professor McLaurin currently serves as Associate Dean for Community and External Affairs and co-chairs the faculty Diversity Committee.