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Kathy Zeisel

Director of Special Legal Projects

202-467-4900 Ext: 547

Kathy is the Director of Special Legal Projects where she works to expand Children’s Law Center’s impact through identifying and supporting opportunities across all of our legal programs. She was previously a senior supervising attorney with Healthy Together, a medical-legal partnership which brings Children’s Law Center lawyers side-by-side with pediatricians in health clinics to find and fix the root causes of a child’s health problem. Kathy is also a Commissioner on DC’s Access to Justice Commission. Prior to joining Children’s Law Center, Kathy was the domestic violence staff attorney at the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty and the Queens supervisor for the Courtroom Advocate’s Project at Sanctuary for Families in New York City.

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New York University, JD
Georgetown University, BSFS, School of Foreign Service

Professional Activities:
Commissioner, DC Access to Justice Commission
Former Member, Board of Directors, District Alliance for Safe Housing