Inernational Human Rights Law Clinic
Office: Room Y253
Professor Amy Myers currently teaches in the Immigrant Justice Clinic, and has previously taught the Domestic Violence, International Human Rights Law, and Women and the Law Clinics. In these clinics, she and her students have represented indigent clients in family law, wage theft, special education, asylum and immigration, and international and domestic human rights cases, among others. Outside of the clinic, she teaches courses in family law, domestic violence law, and human rights.
Prior to joining WCL, Professor Myers was a supervising attorney at Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE), where she represented survivors of domestic violence in family law and immigration cases. She began at WEAVE as a Skadden Fellow, focusing on the intersection of domestic violence and child abuse. In addition to legal work with survivors, she has volunteered at a shelter for battered women and served as a "first responder" advocate for sexual assault survivors. Professor Myers’s pro bono work includes individual client representation, training attorneys in family law and representing survivors of trauma, and serving on the board of a non-profit organization that serves survivors of gender-based violence. She received her J.D. with honors from the University of Michigan.
Areas of Specialization
- Clinical Legal Education
- Domestic Violence
- Family and Juvenile Law
- International Human Rights
Degrees & Universities
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School (cum laude)
- B.A., University of the South (summa cum laude)