Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
- B.A., Smith College
- J.D. (honors), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kaci Bishop joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of Law in
2012. She teaches Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy and assists
with the Writing and Learning Resources Center’s academic success
Professor Bishop earned her B.A. from Smith College in Sociology and Peace & World Security Studies, and her J.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Following law school, Professor Bishop clerked for the Honorable Linda McGee at the North Carolina Court of Appeals before becoming a staff attorney with the Immigrants Legal Assistance Project with the North Carolina Justice Center. While she was at the Justice Center, Professor Bishop provided direct legal assistance and representation to low-income immigrants during a historically difficult time for immigrants. She also provided technical assistance and training to other immigrant advocates and attorneys, and advised criminal defense attorneys on the immigration consequences of criminal offenses.
Prior to becoming full-time faculty, Professor Bishop served as an Adjunct and Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Law for the Immigration and Human Rights Policy Clinic in 2007, 2010, and 2011, and she taught Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy as an Adjunct and Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Law in 2011 and 2012. She also has served as a Writing Mentor and a Writing Specialist for the Writing and Legal Research Center in 2010 and 2011.
Professor Bishop is conversant in French and Spanish, and she is licensed to practice in North Carolina.