Katherine M. Peccerillo

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law


Katherine M. Peccerillo is a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a staff attorney for the New Haven Legal Assistance Association.

 
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Katherine M. Peccerillo

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Faculty Assistant


Kathy Pothin

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2016

M.A,. Norwich University, 2008

B.A., Villanova University, 1998

Courses Taught


  • Legal Assistance: Gender Violence Clinic
  • Advanced Legal Assistance: Gender Violence Clinic

Katherine M. Peccerillo is a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. As a staff attorney at New Haven Legal Assistance Association, she practices family law with an emphasis on representing domestic violence survivors. 

Previously, she was in-house counsel at Innovations for Poverty Action; a Skadden Fellow at New Haven Legal Assistance; and an intern with The Honorable Stefan R. Underhill, United States District Judge (now Chief Judge) for the District of Connecticut; for the ACLU of Connecticut; and with the Federal Defender’s Office for the District of Connecticut. She also represented asylum applicants through the University of Connecticut Asylum and Human Rights Legal Clinic and Special Immigrant Visa applicants through the International Refugee Assistance Program. Prior to her legal career, Kate held numerous leadership and management roles with the global nonprofit Save the Children, addressing the needs of vulnerable women, children, and families in the U.S. and around the world.