Kathy Zeisel

Senior Supervising Attorney
202-467-4900 Ext: 
547

Kathy is 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 supervises staff attorneys, trains and mentors pro bono special education and housing conditions cases and works on policy issues related to housing in the District. 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.  During law school, Kathy was awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for Outstanding Contributions to the School of Law for helping to found Law Students for Human Rights.  Kathy also participated in the International Human Rights Clinic and represented survivors of domestic violence in immigration cases through Sanctuary for Families.

Education: 
New York University, JD
Georgetown University, BSFS, School of Foreign Service
Professional Activities: 
Member, Board of Directors, District Alliance for Safe Housing
Commissioner, DC Access to Justice Commission