Our Faculty

For faculty biographies and contact information, please follow links to faculty pages.


Sean Kennedy

Sean Kennedy 
Kaplan & Feldman Executive Director
Associate Clinical Professor

BA, cum laude, Loyola Marymount University 
JD, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles




‌   Christopher Hawthorne
   Clinical Director, Juvenile Innocence and Fair Sentencing Clinic

   BA, Columbia University 
   JD, magna cum laude, Loyola Law School, Order of the Coif 




 Michael Smith
 Director, Youth Justice Education Clinic

 BA, (Hons.) University of Sussex, United Kingdom
 JD, University of Southern California School of Law




Samantha Buckingham
Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic

BA, University of Virginia
JD, Stanford Law School