Conference Presenter Profile

Kate Fischer Doherty

Name: Kate Fischer Doherty

Professional Title: Director Public Interest Law Initiative and Director of Clinical Programs

Affiliation: The University of Melbourne

Country: Australia

Title of Presentation(s):

  • The Embedded Clinic - Police Accountability Clinic at Flemington and Kensington CLC

Short Bio: Kate has been the Director of Melbourne Law School's clinical legal education program since 2015, and is the academic coordinator of the subject Public Interest Law Clinic. She also coordinates the legal internship program, and has expanded this to include placements with organisations throughout Australia and internationally and developed resources to support and prepare students for the internship experience. Prior to joining the law school Kate worked as a lawyer in the community legal sector for over 10 years, with a particular focus on community legal education.

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