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Katherine L. Moore   

Kate Moore

Associate Professor

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., Columbia University | B.A., Northwestern University
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel:  973-642-8700
  • Courses:

  • Introduction to Lawyering

Katherine Moore is an Associate Professor in the Center for Social Justice. Her research and practice interests are in the areas of disability law, health law, family law, and poverty law.

Prior to joining the Seton Hall Law faculty in 2017, Professor Moore was an Acting Assistant Professor at New York University School of Law, where she taught a first-year course using a simulation-based approach to legal reasoning, research, and writing through witness interviewing, client interviewing and counseling, negotiation, oral advocacy, and professional responsibility.

Following law school, Professor Moore was a staff attorney at The Bronx Defenders Family Defense Practice, where she represented low-income parents whose children were in foster care or at risk of being placed in foster care. Professor Moore began at The Bronx Defenders as a Kirkland & Ellis Fellow, a fellowship for outstanding graduates pursing public service. As a fellow and staff attorney, Professor Moore wrote a motion to compel compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act by the New York Administration for Children’s Services. Professor Moore also co-authored a Frye motion for a Termination of Parental Rights case with a mental illness cause of action.

Professor Moore is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, an articles editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, and won the Lowenstein Fellowship for exceptional dedication and potential for contribution to public interest law. In 2011, Professor Moore won the Myra Bradwell award for Best Note on Women and the Law. Professor Moore was a member of the Prisoners and Families Clinic, and a teaching assistant for the Hon. Theodore Katz. She received her B.A. in Philosophy with Honors from Northwestern University.



Pregnant in Foster Care: Prenatal Care, Abortion, and the Consequences for Foster Families, 23 Colum. J. Gender & L. 29 (2012)