Clinical Fellow Katherine Wallat

Katherine Wallat

Clinical Fellow


Civil Litigation Clinic, Clinical Program

Professional Biography

Katherine Wallat is the Clinical Fellow in the Civil Litigation Clinic. She was previously a clinical teaching fellow and supervising attorney at Georgetown Law's Community Justice Project and Health Justice Alliance clinics. Prior to her clinical teaching work, Katie was a Staff Attorney at Bread for the City, a Washington, DC antipoverty nonprofit. There, she represented individual low-income clients in a variety of matters related to housing and civil rights and formed partnerships with community organizations and halfway houses to perform outreach. Katie has also worked in private practice, at the civil rights law firm Heller, Huron, Chertkof, and Salzman, and was a Women's Law and Public Policy Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Before law school, Katie served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and then Program Coordinator at Turning the Page, a nonprofit focused on parental involvement in DC's public schools. Katie received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated cum laude and received the Jeffrey Crandall award and her B.S. in the Biological Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University.

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