Senior Civil Liberties Attorney





Kristin Greer Love (she/her) is the ACLU of New Mexico’s Senior Civil Liberties Attorney. In this role, she litigates speech, privacy, due process, and other state civil rights and liberties issues—primarily under the New Mexico Bill of Rights and the New Mexico Civil Rights Act. 

Before re-joining the ACLU of New Mexico in 2023, Kristin was Counsel for Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, a binational workers' rights organization—the same organization where she began her legal career as a Skadden Fellow and Staff Attorney in Mexico.  

Kristin has worked as a law librarian and has taught information literacy, database design, law, writing, and research to high school, community college, college, law, and graduate students. She clerked with the Honorable Martha Vázquez of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and externed with the Honorable Rubén Castillo of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  

Raised in Nebraska and Illinois, Kristin graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where she worked for an environmental justice organization and in the inaugural class of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic. Kristin graduated from the University of Chicago with honors in History and special honors in Law, Letters, and Society. There, she was named a national Harry S. Truman Scholar and researched and wrote on South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement and transition to constitutional democracy. Kristin also holds an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois School of Information Sciences, where she focused on artificial intelligence—including machine learning, natural language processing, and ethics—Python, MySQL, data science and storytelling, and copyright. 

Kristin’s writing, quotations, and advocacy have appeared in national and international news media, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Reuters, the Associated Press, MSNBC, La Jornada, and The Guardian. She serves on the New Mexico State Bar Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession. Kristin is a distance runner. She lives in Albuquerque with her son and their dog and cat.