Visiting Professor of LawPhone: (410) 706-3549
JD, with distinction, 1994, Stanford Law School
BA, with highest honors, 1991, Yale University
Leigh Goodmark is the Director of the Clinical Education and Family Law Clinic and Co-Director of the Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Professor Goodmark joined the faculty in 2003. Prior to joining the faculty, she directed the Children and Domestic Violence Project at the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law. She previously taught in the Families and the Law Clinic at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. She also practiced family law in the District of Columbia at Bread for the City and Zacchaeus Free Clinic, a holistic neighborhood service center, and was the recipient of a Skadden Arps Fellowship. After graduating from Stanford Law School, Professor Goodmark clerked for the Hon. Robert G. Doumar of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.
Professor Goodmark is the president of CLEA and president of the Board of Directors of the Women's Law Center of Maryland. From 2003—2005, she served on the Maryland State Bar Association Family Law Section Council. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Child Custody and the Editorial Review Panel of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ Juvenile and Family Court Journal. Professor Goodmark is a member of the Maryland, District of Columbia and California bars.
Leigh Goodmark appeared on Dan Rodricks’ local NPR show on Thursday, October 10, to discuss Domestic Violence in Police Families.