Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Administration & Staff

Kimberly Mills

Title/s: Assistant Director, Life After Innocence

Office #: Corboy Law Center

E-mail: kmills2@luc.edu


Kimberly Mills graduated from University of Southern California with the highest honor bestowed upon less than one percent of graduates for excellence in scholarship and leadership, the Order of the Laurel and Palm.  She received her juris doctor from Tulane University Law School in 2012. While at Tulane, Kimberly was an active member in the Black Law Students Association, worked as a law clerk at the Orleans Public Defenders office during her third year of law school, and co-founded the Tulane University Chapter of Women and Youth Supporting Each Other, a national after-school mentoring organization for middle school girls. After graduating from law school, Kimberly clerked at the Orange County Public Defender’s office in Orange County, CA, and for the Hon. Suzanne G. Bruguera in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles, CA.

Kimberly received her LLM in Child and Family Law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in May 2015. While pursuing her LLM, Kimberly was selected as the recipient of the Mary C. Russo Memorial PILI (Public Interest Law Initiative) Internship affording her the opportunity to represent foster youth in special education and school discipline matters as a member of LAF’s (Legal Assistance Foundation) Education Project. Prior to joining Life After Innocence, Kimberly worked as an associate attorney at Matt Cohen and Associates, a law firm specializing in special education law.


JD, Tulane University Law School
LLM, Loyola University Chicago