Kylee Sunderlin will create a network of expertly trained counsel to represent mothers facing termination of parental rights based on their enrollment in methadone maintenance treatment.
Sunderlin is a 2013 graduate of Michigan Law School, where she was a member of Outlaws, Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law. During law school, she interned at the ACLU of Michigan and National Advocates for Pregnant Women. She was also a law clerk with the University of Michigan Health System’s Program in Sexual Rights and Reproductive Justice and spent three semesters as a student attorney in Michigan’s Pediatric Advocacy Clinic. Sunderlin recently received Michigan Law School’s Jane L. Mixer Memorial Award, which is presented to students who have made the greatest contribution toward advancing social justice. Prior to attending law school, she served for three years as Lambda Legal’s National Events Manager. Sunderlin received her BA from the University of Michigan.