Kristin Schulz

Tahirih Justice Center (2020)
Summer Human Rights Fellows (2020)

Kristin Schulz (B.B.A. 2011, The University of Texas at Austin; J.D. expected 2021) will intern this summer at Tahirih Justice Center (TJC) in Houston, a non-profit that provides free legal services to courageous immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence. Kristin will work with TJC’s immigration attorneys to interview clients, screen for eligibility, conduct research, and work with clients on cases. Prior to law school, Kristin worked in Washington D.C. and internationally with various human rights and anti-human trafficking organizations. She helped lead a national information campaign with governmental partners in the Philippines highlighting the warning signs of human trafficking and participated in social entrepreneurship training programs in India. At Texas Law, she served as the Vice President of Communications for the Student Bar Association and the Director of Finances for the Public Interest Law Association. Kristin has also participated in both the Immigration and Children’s Rights Clinics. She was recently awarded a 2020 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship through the University of Michigan Law School. Kristin is passionate about ending modern-day-slavery and advocating for child victims of abuse and neglect.