Prof. Catherine F. Klein

Catherine F. Klein is Professor of Law at Catholic University of America and Director of the law school’s in-house clinical program. She is also Director of the Families and the Law, one of the first law school clinical programs in the U.S. designed to address the issue of domestic violence through individual representation, community outreach and education, and legislative advocacy. Professor Klein has published numerous articles and organized many workshops and trainings on the legal responses to violence against women, clinical legal education and Access to Justice. Professor Klein has served as a volunteer trainer and mentor for law professors and lawyers in Poland, Russia, Kyrgyz Republic, and other countries of the former Soviet Union, and in various countries in the Middle East. Professor Klein is a current member of the Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE). She served as Chair of the Worldwide Conference Planning Committee for the 2013 Delhi conference.