Kayleen Hartmann co-teaches Introduction to the Lawyer-Client Relationship. She is currently Pro Bono Coordinator for the Children’s Representation Project (CRP) at Immigrant Defenders Law Center. She represents unaccompanied minors facing deportation and recruits, trains, and mentors volunteer attorneys to increase CRP's capacity. Hartman was previously at Ayuda, a Washington D.C. immigration organization, where she worked with unaccompanied minors. Prior to that, she worked as policy counsel for human trafficking issues at Shared Hope International, and as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University. She was a fellow at Georgetown's Human Rights Institute, where she worked on a school-to-prison pipeline project. She also created an advocacy project on human trafficking and business transparency. She represented asylum applicants in a law school clinic, worked on human rights and human trafficking litigation at Human Rights USA and International Rights Advocates, and advocated for human rights issues at other organizations domestically and internationally.
Kayleen received her B.A. from Davidson College and her J.D. and Certificate in Refugee and Humanitarian Emergencies from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a 2011 recipient of Georgetown Law’s Bettina Prukmayer Award for Human Rights.