Kathleen A. McKee, J.D., LL.M.

Director, L.L.M. in American Legal Studies and LL.M. in Human Rights; Director, Civil Practice Clinic; Associate Professor

      Kathleen A. McKee


Selected Publications

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LL.M., Labor Law, Georgetown University Law Center

JD, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University

B.A., State University of New York at Albany


  • Director, LL.M. in Human Rights, 2016 - present
  • Director, Center for Advocacy, 2015 - 2016
  • Director, LL.M. in American Legal Studies, 2015 - present
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Studies, Regent University School of Law, 1998-present
  • Managing Attorney, Tidewater Legal Aid Society, Virginia Beach, Va., 1993-99
  • Executive Director, Lumbee River Legal Services, Pembroke, N.C., 1988-93
  • Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Manassas, Va., 1987-88
  • Sole Practitioner, Washington, D.C., 1987
  • Associate, Miller, Balis and O'Neil, P.C., Washington, D.C., 1985-86
  • Attorney, Food Research and Action Center, Washington, D.C., 1980-85
  • Senior Attorney, Community Services Admin., Office of General Counsel, Washington, D.C., 1977-80
  • Attorney, Indian Claims Commission, Washington, D.C., 1976-77
  • Task Force Analyst, American Indian Policy Review Commission, Washington, D.C., 1975-76
  • Program Specialist, USOE/Office of Indian Education, Washington, D.C., 1974-75
  • Education Specialist, Institute for the Development of Indian Law, Washington, D.C., 1973-74
  • Language Arts, Federal City College/School of Nursing, Washington, D.C., 1972-73
  • Research Analyst, Olympus Research Corporation, Washington, D.C., 1971-72
  • Instructor, Federal City College/Dept. of English Studies, Washington, D.C., 1970-71
  • Instructor, Dean's Staff, Department of English, Dean of Student's Office, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., 1969-70
  • Instructor, Central Technical High School, Department of English, Syracuse, N.Y., 1968-69
  • Admitted to practice before the Federal Bar for the Fourth Circuit and the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of North Carolina. Licensed in Virginia, District of Columbia, North Carolina, and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Certified General and Family Mediator in Virginia


Public Interest Law, Family Mediation, Litigation

Selected Publications

Journal Articles and Notes

Work Requirements in the Food Stamp Program, 18 Clearinghouse Rev. 1389 (April 1985).

Questions Raised by States' Treatment of Jointly Held Bank Accounts in the Food Stamp Program, 18 Clearinghouse Rev. 737 (Nov. 1984).

Privacy Considerations Raised By Verification In The Child Nutrition Programs: An Update, 18 Clearinghouse Rev. 512 (Oct. 1984).

Job Search, Work Registration and Workfare: Barriers to Participation In The Food Stamp Program, 17 Clearinghouse Rev. 743 (Nov. 1983).

A Compilation and Analysis of Selected Workfare Statutes, A Research Project on Workfare (Research Institute on Legal Assistance of the Legal Services Corporation 1982).

Overview of Federal Programs in Indian Education: United States Office of Education, Report on Indian Education: Final Report to the American Indian Policy Review Commission (U.S. Government Printing Office 1976).

Special Studies: Education Needs and Problems of Non-Federally Recognized Tribes, Report on Indian Education: Final Report to the American Indian Policy Review Commission (U.S. Government Printing Office 1976).

Selected Training Activities

June 2004: Trainer for Community Mediation Center on Virginia Judicial System and Screening for Domestic Violence for Trainees seeking state certification

Nov. 1998: Presenter on Tenants' Rights at Department of Housing training for landlords

Sept. 1998: Presenter on legal aid services for Mental Health support group for parents

Feb. 1998: Presenter on employment issues at "My Sister's Love" Conference

June 1998: Mediation training on Domestic Violence for Dispute Settlement Center

Feb. 1996: Presenter on section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for the Dept. of Education staff at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

May 1995: Presenter for Comprehensive Mental Health Program for parents of adult disabled children.

Nov. 1994: Trainer for Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation Resident's Day.

Nov. 1994: Panelist on Domestic violence program presented by public television station WHRO.

Sept. 1993: Comprehensive Mental Health: MR/DD Staff Development Training on Health Care Directives, Powers of Attorney and Wills. 

October 1993: Southeastern Chapter and Tidewater Chapter of Critical Care Nurses: Training on Nurses in 

October 1993: Fair Housing and Home Affordability Conference: Presenter on Fair Housing and related issues.

November 1993: Presenter on Americans With Disabilities Act For Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, Sickle Cell Support Group.