Kristen Burzynski

Kristen Burzynski, Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Research & Writing


  • BA, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • MA, Education Policy and Administration, Loyola Marymount University
  • JD, pro bono high honors, University of California, Irvine School of Law


Kristen Burzynski teaches Legal Research and Writing. 

After graduating from UCI Law, Professor Burzynski was a Fellow at the New York Civil Liberties Union, where she focused on LGBTQ rights and other civil rights litigation. Subsequently, she was a Social Justice Fellow at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, where she worked on a wide range of policy reforms. Following her fellowships, Professor Burzynski practiced Plaintiff-side employment litigation at Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, and represented labor unions at Reich, Adell & Cvitan. Professor Burzynski was also Chair of the Board of Directors at GSA Network, a nationwide, non-profit, racial and gender justice organization. Before pursuing her legal career, Professor Burzynski was a middle school teacher and California Teachers’ Union representative.