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Katie Herbert Meyer

Associate Professor of Practice and Director, Immigration Law Clinic

Katie Herbert Meyer is an Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic. In addition to teaching students in the clinic, she regularly teaches Immigration Law & Policy and mentors students interested in immigration law and/or public interest work. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Meyer practiced immigration law for 15 years in St. Louis, primarily in the non-profit sector. In that capacity, she supervised upper-level Washington University law students participating in clinics and externships. She also previously taught Immigration Law and Policy at Washington University as an Adjunct Professor.

Professor Meyer’s areas of expertise include refugee and asylum law, family-based immigration, naturalization law, and removal (deportation) defense. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and currently serves on its national Asylum and Refugee Committee, which drafts amicus briefs, submits public comments, educates attorneys on asylum and refugee law, and acts as a liaison to U.S. asylum and refugee agencies. Professor Meyer regularly presents legal education trainings on immigration and refugee law and policy.

Professor Meyer earned her Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in philosophy from Saint Louis University and her J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where she received 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
    • Immigration Law & Policy
  • 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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