April 18, 2017

Kathleen B. Cullum

Kathleen B. Cullum is a Junior Associate at The Kurland Group.  Before joining The Kurland Group in 2016, Kathleen received a B.A. in English and Gender Studies from Skidmore College in 2011 and a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2016.

At Maurer School of Law, Kathleen served as Director of The LGBT Legal Project, President of Maurer’s chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (now If/When/How), Programming Director for Maurer’s chapter of the progressive national group The American Constitution Society, as well as serving as an executive officer of OutLaw, National Lawyer’s Guild, Feminist Law Forum, and the Inmate Legal Assistance Project. Kathleen’s dedication to direct services and pro bono work extended to her work as a member of the Protective Order Project and Black Law Students Association, as well as her volunteer work with community organizations and individuals experiencing incarceration and those previously incarcerated.

Kathleen is also committed to excellence in oral and written advocacy. She served as an executive officer of Advocacy Board, was awarded oral argument honors as a moot court finalist, and was a finalist in two national moot court competitions.

Kathleen has contributed to legal publications and scholarship in the areas of reproductive justice, legal issues facing transgender and gender nonconforming communities, criminal justice reform, national security and executive power, and civil procedure. Her current research and scholarship focuses on the intersections of LGBTQI identities, racial justice, reproductive justice, and the prison industrial complex.

Kathleen has worked with various advocacy organizations such as NARAL Pro-Choice America, Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the ACLU of Indiana.

Educational Background
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2016; Skidmore College, B.A., 2011

Court Admissions
New York State
Southern District of New York

Legal Honors/Awards
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Race, Law, and American Society.
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Feminist Jurisprudence.
Order of the Barristers.
James G. Richard Fellowship