Jaclyn Kurin

Jaclyn Kurin (she/her) is an ALC Staff Attorney, barred in Washington, D.C. She received her J.D. from George Mason Law School in 2016 and her LL.M from UCLA Law School in 2019, where she specialized in Criminal Justice. She also earned a master’s in Advocacy Journalism from Georgetown University in 2010. Kurin has worked at a civil rights employment law firm and interned at Fair and Just Prosecution and the Office of the Public Defender in Rockville, MD. For several years, she volunteered at Offender Aid Restoration and taught classes to inmates at the Arlington County Detention Center in Virginia. Kurin also has published several law journal articles on prison reform, bail, and police misconduct. Additionally, Kurin worked at a Los Angeles civil rights law firm, where she helped establish a new claim for suing the police, which has been recognized in federal court. Kurin’s work at ALC focuses on pursuing claims against the Allegheny County Jail for its treatment of incarcerated community members.