Prior to becoming Dean of Student Services & Advising, Diversity & Inclusion, Jenn Kim was director of externships and assistant director in the Office of Career Services. She was a faculty member at the University of Baltimore School of Law as a Visiting Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Fellow, and Adjunct Professor. At the University of Baltimore, Dean Kim taught in the Family Law Clinic, where she supervised students in their direct representation of clients on family law matters including divorce, custody, child support, adoption, and civil orders of protection. She also worked closely with students on their Maryland state legislative advocacy projects, overseeing their advocacy before the Maryland General Assembly on family law and domestic violence bills that impacted the Clinic’s most vulnerable clients. Additionally, she taught in the Attorney Externship Program, where she counseled second and third-year law students and taught classes on lawyering and professionalism.
Dean Kim is a graduate of Brandeis University and earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School, where she was actively involved with the Criminal Justice Clinic’s Boston College Defenders. She was the 2008 recipient of the Lewis S. Gurwitz Award for the “selfless commitment to defend those who lack the resources to defend themselves,” and the 2008 recipient of the Sister Thea Bowman Award for the “commitment to change.” She is admitted to practice in the New York, New Jersey, and Maryland state bars.