Martin Guggenheim

New York University School of Law

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New York University School of Law


Martin Guggenheim is the Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law at New York University School of Law. Guggenheim teaches a law school clinic in which law students represent parents in abuse, neglect, foster care review, and termination of parental rights proceedings. He writes and lectures on the rights of young people and the rights of parents in the legal system, and has litigated several important juvenile rights and parents' rights cases in the federal and state courts. Upon graduating from law school, Guggenheim was a staff attorney with The Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Division, where he represented children in delinquency and child protection proceedings, then a staff attorney and Acting Director of the ACLU's Juvenile Rights Project, and then joined the faculty of NYU School of Law, where he served as director of NYU's clinical and advocacy programs for half a decade. He is a recipient of the American Bar Association's Livingston Hall award for outstanding advocacy in the field of juvenile justice.


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