About Kathleen M. Mullin
From the halls of state and federal courthouses, to law school lecture halls and classrooms, to military courts martial, Professor Mullin brings a dogged pursuit of excellence to everything she does. Kathleen M. Mullin is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and began her career in 1992 as a public defender in the City of New York. She quickly earned a reputation as a sharp, aggressive, and relentless trial attorney. After nearly 20 years as a public defender, Ms. Mullin opened the Mullin Law Firm, where she grew her reputation as one of the only high profile female criminal defense lawyers in New York City. Known for her inventive advocacy, Ms. Mullin became a sought-after legal analyst, making dozens of appearances on local and national television, and adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Seton Hall University School of Law. Over the course of her career, she served as CEO of two non-profit legal service providers, and has supervised and trained thousands of attorneys in civil, criminal, and military practice.
In 2020, she co-authored and published her first trial advocacy textbook, Advocacy Excellence: the Jury Trial. She is currently serving as the Deputy Director of the US Navy Defense Counsel Assistance Program ("DCAP"), where she teaches, trains, and supervises military defense lawyers who are defending sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen charged with crimes under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
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RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
ENDING THE EPIDEMIC OF MASS INCARCERATION
Boston University School of Law
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN SCHOOLS
CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude