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Kimberly S. Buddin joined the ACLU of Michigan as a Legal Fellow in 2015, and now serves as Policy Counsel. She is responsible for conducting research and outreach to assist in developing and implementing litigation and advocacy strategies and to proactively advance the ACLU’s legislative agenda.

She earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. Prior to joining the ACLU of Michigan, she served as a staff attorney for Lakeshore Legal Aid’s Counsel Advocacy Law Line and law clerk for the City of Dearborn, Michigan. Outside of the ACLU, Kimberly advocates as a pro-bono attorney for the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center.