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Katie Herbert Meyer

Assistant Professor of Practice and Director, Immigration Clinic

Katie Herbert Meyer is an Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic. She previously taught Immigration Law and Policy, as an Adjunct Professor. Immediately before joining the Washington University faculty, she served as the Program Coordinator and Supervising Attorney at the Migrant and Immigrant Community Action (M.I.C.A.) Project, in St. Louis. Additionally, she served as the Legal Director at Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants from 2005-2009. In both of those positions, she served as a field supervisor for students in the Washington University clinical program. She has also worked as an Immigration Staff Attorney at both the Bleisch Law Firm and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. Her areas of expertise include family-based immigration, refugee and asylum law, naturalization law, removal (deportation) defense, and legal protections for immigrant victims. She has presented trainings on various aspects of immigration and refugee law and policy, and has served as an immigration expert on discussion panels and in media interviews. She is a graduate of the Washington University School of Law, where she was presented with several awards for her dedication to public service and public interest law.

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  • Education
    • J.D., Washington University School of Law, May 2003
    • B.A., Philosophy, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, 2000
  • Courses
    • Immigration Law Clinic
  • Areas of Expertise
    • General Immigration Law
    • Asylum and Refugee Law
    • Family-Based Immigration Law
  • Activity and Affiliations
    • Missouri Bar, since 2003
    • American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA), since 2002
    • American Association of Law School (AALS)
    • Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)
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