Kirby Tyrrell, Staff Attorney


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Kirby joined the Center in 2018 and assists with all aspects of the Center’s U.S. litigation.

Kirby came from Her Justice where she was a Skadden Fellow and created a medical-legal partnership that provided family, matrimonial, and immigration legal services to women in Brooklyn. Previously, she interned for the Legal Aid Society, the New York Legal Assistance Group, and The Door Legal Services Center. Prior to law school, Kirby worked for the ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership in Washington, D.C., and Tostan International in The Gambia.

Kirby received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, with a certification in gender and sexuality law. While in law school, she worked as a research assistant to Professor Carol Sanger, participated in the Incarceration and the Family Clinic, and co-founded the Student Public Interest Network. Kirby graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. in history and a minor in social anthropology.