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CCLS Administration and Supervising Attorney Profiles

 

CCLS Administration

Catherine Klein Catherine Klein
Director—Columbus Community Legal Services
Co-Director—Families and the Law Clinic
Professor of Law
Professor Klein teaches and supervises students working on a variety of family cases. She works in cooperation with other community advocates to improve services and remedies for victims of domestic violence. To view Catherine’s full faculty page, click here.
Paul Kurth Paul Kurth
Managing Director—Columbus Community Legal Services
Director and Supervising Attorney—Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Paul Kurth is the Managing Director of Columbus Community Legal Services. In conjunction with his position as Managing Director of CCLS, Paul supervises students in representing clients in matters relating to tax controversies with the IRS and local jurisdictions. He has also worked in conjunction with the Families and the Law Clinic to provide services to domestic violence victims with regard to their consumer rights. To view Paul’s full faculty page, click here.
   

 

CCLS Supervising Attorneys

Stacy Brustin Stacy Brustin
Co-Director—Civil Practice Clinic
Associate Professor of Law

Professor Burstin teaches and supervises students working on civil cases in D.C. Superior. She specializes in domestic relations, employment, and public benefits matters, but also has a background in working with immigrants and refugees. To view Stacy’s full faculty page, click here.
Catherine Klein Catherine Klein
Director—Columbus Community Legal Services
Co-Director—Families and the Law Clinic
Professor of Law
Professor Klein teaches and supervises students working on a variety of family cases. She works in cooperation with other community advocates to improve services and remedies for victims of domestic violence. To view Catherine’s full faculty page, click here.
Paul Kurth Paul Kurth
Managing Director—Columbus Community Legal Services
Director and Supervising Attorney—Low Income Tax Clinic/Supervising Attorney
Paul Kurth is the Managing Director of Columbus Community Legal Services. In conjunction with his position as Managing Director of CCLS, Paul supervises students in representing clients in matters relating to tax controversies with the IRS and local jurisdictions. He has also worked in conjunction with the Families and the Law Clinic to provide services to domestic violence victims with regard to their consumer rights. To view Paul’s full faculty page, click here.
Lisa Martin Lisa Martin
Co-Director—Families and the Law Clinic
As co-director of the Families and the Law Clinic, Professor Martin supervises students working with clients seeking assistance with emergency protection, family court proceedings, or immigration. She’s dedicated to domestic violence issues, domestic relations, and access to justice. To read Lisa’s full faculty page, click here.
 
Michael McGonnigal
Michael McGonnigal
Director—Veteran Advocacy and Estate Planning
Clinical Assistant Professor of Law

Professor McGonnigal is the supervising attorney for the Veterans Advocacy and Estate Planning Clinic, the school’s litigation clinic for evening students. He and his students advocate for clients facing problems related to divorce, pensions, estates and trusts, public benefits and housing code violations. To view Michael’s full faculty page, click here.
 
Faith Mullen  Faith Mullen
Co-Director—Civil Practice Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Mullen’s interest in legal services began during a summer internship within CUA’s clinic community more than 25 years ago; She now supervises students representing low-income D.C. residents involved in housing, public benefits, consumer, employment and probate cases. To view Faith’s full faculty page, click here.

 

 

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CCLS Contact Information

Columbus Community Legal Services
3602 John McCormack Rd. NE
Washington, D.C. 20064
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Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: 202-319-6788

Email: kurth@law.edu

Paul Kurth
Managing Director,
Columbus Community Legal Services