Kristin Greer Love is the ACLU of New Mexico’s Senior Civil Liberties Attorney. She is passionate about working in solidarity with people to attack racism and other systemic injustices and build caring, cooperative communities. Kristin began her legal career as a Skadden Fellow with Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc., a binational workers’ rights organization. She later worked as an immigrants’ rights attorney with the ACLU of New Mexico, a community college teacher, a researcher and writer, and a law librarian. Kristin was honored to clerk with Federal District Judge Martha Vázquez in Santa Fe.
Kristin earned a BA with honors in History and Law, Letters, and Society from the University of Chicago; a JD from the University of Chicago Law School; and an MS/LIS from the University of Illinois School of Information Sciences. In law school, she worked in the inaugural class of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, representing people charged with federal felonies—an experience that cemented her commitment to abolition.
Since law school, she has volunteered with arts, criminal defense, and immigrants’ rights organizations. She served on the board of Centro Sávila, a mental health organization, and now serves on the New Mexico State Bar Committee on Diversity. Kristin lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her son and their dog and cat.