International Legal Fellow, Religious Liberty Clinic
Office: 1338 Biolchini Hall of Law
Kimberlie Orr is the International Legal Fellow for the Religious Liberty Clinic, where she helps to oversee students' work on issues related to international persecution, including representing religious clients seeking asylum in the U.S. and assisting government officials, international organizations, and NGOs seeking to investigate and address religious liberty issues worldwide.
Prior to joining Notre Dame Law School in 2023, Orr worked as an asylum officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an attorney advisor for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and a policy analyst for the Office of Regulatory Affairs and Policy for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Her current research focuses on the intersection of international law, migration, and the freedom of religion or belief.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate from Brigham Young University and a Master of Global Affairs with a specialization in forced displacement policy and a minor in peace studies from the University of Notre Dame. She also earned a certificate in Religion and the Rule of Law from the International Center for Law and Religion’s Oxford Program.