Kathryn P. Banks

Adjunct Professor; Guardian ad Litem Clinic


LL.M., 2007, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D., 2001, University of Missouri Columbia School of Law
B.S.W., 1997, University of Kansas

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-7238
E-mail: kpbanks@wustl.edu 


Anheuser-Busch Hall, Legal Clinics


Katie Herr - (314) 935-5942 


Kathryn P. Banks is the Legal Services Director for Voices for Children, which represents nearly 600 St. Louis children in foster care. She was previously an attorney for the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office in its Youth Advocacy Unit and was a Supervising Attorney for the Law School’s Juvenile Law and Justice and Children & Family Advocacy Clinics and acting director of the Criminal Justice Clinic. While teaching in the clinical program, she received the Outstanding Achievement in Practice Award from the Black Law Students Association (BLSA). She is a graduate of the University of Kansas, University of Missouri, and Loyola University – Chicago.

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