Michele Gilman

Civil Advocacy Clinic, University of Baltimore Law School

Moderator, Ten Things Every Poverty Lawyer Needs to Know About Technology and the Emerging "Digital Welfare Dystopia"

Michele Gilman is the Venable Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she directs the Civil Advocacy Clinic, supervising students representing low-income clients in a wide range of civil litigation and law reform matters.  She writes regularly on issues of data privacy and social justice, with articles published in the California Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, and Washington University Law Review, as well as in the media, including The Huffington Post, Salon, and The Hill.  In 2019-2020, she was a Faculty Fellow at the Data & Society Research Institute, where she published the report Poverty Lawgorithms:  A Poverty Lawyer's Guide to Fighting Automated Decision-Making Harms on Low-Income Communitieshttps://datasociety.net/library/poverty-lawgorithms/.