Kristin Moorhead


Kristin Moorhead
  • Full-time Internship: Johnson County, KS
  • Class of 2023 Fellows co-president

Biography

After pursuing a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology from Georgia State University, Kristin continued her studies at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas before joining the KU City Management Fellows as a Bob and Linda Livingston and the Alan E. Sims fund scholar.   As a law student, Kristin held internships with Kansas Legal Services and the Washburn Immigration and Family Law Clinic. She frequented Children-In-Need-of-Care (CINC) hearings, litigated Protection From Abuse (PFA) cases; and provided zealous activism for DACA students—as wells as for women seeking lawful permanent residency through the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The Kansas Trial Lawyers Association honored Kristin with the Raymond Spring award, through the nominations of her clinic professors. Kristin was also awarded a certificate in Family Law upon graduation. After obtaining her Juris Doctor’s degree, Kristin worked as an Executive Administrator and Ministry Coordinator for a nonprofit organization in Denver, Colorado. Kristin’s responsibilities included: program and policy implementation, employee supervision, and community event coordination/marketing. Kristin hopes to use her unique background in legal advocacy and administrative leadership to continue to champion for the welfare of children and families through local government and community support. 

Education

J.D. in Family Law, Washburn University
B.S. in Psychology, Georgia State University

Awards & Honors

Bob and Linda Livingston Scholarship

Alan E. Sims Fund Scholarship