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Myers, Amy

Winter 2021

912 Legal Research

Amy Myers supervises the Crime Victims Legal Assistance Project (CVLAP) at the Michigan Poverty Law Project. CVLAP is a statewide program that serves domestic violence survivors in family law, immigration, public benefits, housing, and other matters. Prior to the launch of CVLAP, Professor Myers was a practitioner-in-residence at American University Washington College of Law, where she taught the Domestic Violence Clinic, the Women and the Law Clinic, the International Human Rights Law Clinic, and the Immigrant Justice Clinic. Additionally, she taught courses on family law, domestic violence, and human rights. She began her legal career representing low-income survivors of domestic violence in family law and immigration cases, first as a Skadden Fellow and then as the supervising attorney at Women Empowered Against Violence in Washington, D.C. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was publication manager of the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law. She received her BA, summa cum laude, from the University of the South.