Supervising Attorney at D.C. Law Students in Court Program, Inc., Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., George Mason; J.D., University of Miami
B.A. George Mason University, J.D. University of Miami School of Law cum laude Professor Ahn obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Government & International Politics from...Continue Reading
B.A. George Mason University, J.D. University of Miami School of Law cum laude Professor Ahn obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Government & International Politics from George Mason University. She studied law at the University of Miami School of Law where she was awarded a Dean’s Merit Scholarship as well as a fellowship by UM’s Center for Ethics and Public Service. While in law school, Professor Ahn was a member of the Moot Court Board and received various awards for appellate advocacy. She also received honors for her participation in litigation workshops, which included the prosecution of countless cases as a student attorney at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Upon graduation from law school, Professor Ahn gained criminal law experience in both private practice and public service. Her trial experience includes trying over 50 cases before judges and juries in jurisdictions including Florida, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. That litigation experience led Professor Ahn to her current position as a supervising attorney at D.C. Law Students in Court Program, Inc. (LSIC). LSIC is a non-profit organization which provides legal assistance and representation to under-served individuals, families and communities in the District. Over the last 45 years, LSIC has helped District residents obtain meaningful access to justice making it one of the oldest and largest clinical education programs in the country. Professor Ahn supervises certified law students from five area law schools (Georgetown, George Washington, American, Catholic, and Howard Universities) represent clients in civil matters brought in D.C. Superior Court. LSIC’s Civil Division focuses on securing and enforcing property rights, small claims actions, breach of contract, consumer protection, and appellate cases. Professor Ahn is also an Adjunct Professor, teaching trial advocacy, strategy, and preparation to third-year law students.