Gillian Chadwick Publications, Presentations, and Other Activity

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Reorienting the Rules of Evidence," __ Cardozo Law Review ___ (forthcoming 2018).

Chapters in Books

"Representing Special Populations In Civil Protection Order Cases" (with Scheick) in Litigating Civil Protection Order Cases: A Practical Manual, 6th ed. (Deborah Epstein & Laurie Kohn) (Washington, D.C.: Emergency Domestic Relations Project, 2015).

Other Publications

"Predator In Chief: President Trump and the Glorification of Sexual Violence," The Huffington Post, November 30, 2016.

Contributor, "Picked Apart: The Hidden Struggles of Migrant Worker Women In the Maryland Crab Industry," Washington College of Law International Human Rights Law Clinic & Centro De Los Derechos Del Migrante, Inc. (July 14, 2010).

Media Contact

Quoted, "Law School Clinics Support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients," The National Jurist, September 28, 2017.

Quoted, "Editorial: We’re Grateful to Washburn, University of Kansas for Helping with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewals," The Topeka Capital Journal, September 16, 2017.

Quoted, "Washburn, University of Kansas Law Clinics Offer Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Assistance Before Deadline," The Topeka Capital Journal, September 13, 2017.

Quoted, "Former Students Say Stanford Tried to Buy its Way out of Title IX Investigations," BuzzFeed, December 17, 2016.

Quoted, "Control and Fear: What Mass Killings and Domestic Violence Have in Common," The New York Times, June 15, 2016.


"Brief Service Fairs: Identifying Learning Goals and Navigating Ethical Challenges," Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, October 13, 2017 (with Michelle Ewert).

"Noticias de DACA," Topeka Public Schools, Quinton Heights Education Campus, Topeka, Kansas, October 5, 2017 (in Spanish).

"Addressing LGBTQ Bias in Legal Systems," ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence training program, "A Coordinated Response: Legal System Advocacy for LGBTQ Victims of Intimate Partner Violence" Frankfort, Kentucky, September 27, 2017 (with Kelly Behre).

"What's New in Immigration," Office of Student Life, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, September 21 2017.

"Bridging Language Barriers in Client Representation," 2017 Selected Topics and Miscellany CLE, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 30, 2017.

Co-Presenter "Immigration Panel: Resources & Supports for Immigrant Students" Topeka Public Schools USD 501 district-wide teacher training, Topeka, Kansas, April 28, 2017.

"Negotiations and Settlements," Custody Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases,  American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence,  Washington, D.C., March 9, 2017 (with Wemi Peters).

"Effectively Navigating the System: Players and their Roles," Custody Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases, American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Washington, D.C., March 8, 2017 (with Erin Scheick).

Co-Presenter, "Immigration Law in Family and Domestic Violence Court," Superior Court of the District of Columbia, January 29, 2014.

Panelist, "Advocating for Immigrant Survivors in Protection Order Proceedings," National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates, Battered Women's Justice Project, Washington, D.C., August 6, 2013.

Panelist, National Crime Victims' Rights Week Town Hall, Network for Victim Recovery of DC., Washington, D.C., April 23, 2013.

Co-Presenter, "Litigating Civil Protection Orders," Wilmer Hale Law Firm, June 14, 2010; Arnold & Porter LLP, May 27, 2010.

Panelist, Realizing the American Dream? Contemporary Challenges Facing H-2B Guest Workers and their Advocates Symposium, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., March 24, 2009.

Legislative Testimony

"Creating a Presumption of Child's Equal Time with Parents during Court Determinations of Legal Custody, Residency or Parenting Time," Testimony before the Kansas House Judiciary Committee regarding HB2529, February 6, 2018.

"Amending Factors Considered in Determinations of Child Custody, Residency and Parenting Time," Testimony for the Public Hearings on SB 124, Kansas Senate Committee on Judiciary, February 16, 2017 and Kansas House Committee on Judiciary, March 14, 2017.

Office of Victim Services FY15 Budget Oversight Hearing, D.C. Council, Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, April 17, 2014.

"The Child Sexual Abuse Reporting Act of 2012," Public Hearing on Bill 19-647, D.C. Council, Committee on the Judiciary, March 12, 2012.

"Protecting Victims of Crime Amendment Act," Public Hearing on B18-0796, D.C. Council, Committee on Aging and Community Affairs, June 1, 2010.

Professional Service

Brief of Amicus Curiae, Schreiber v. McCament et al, Case Number 2:17-cv-02371-JAR-JPO, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (filed December 29, 2017 on behalf of the Children and Family Law Center advocating for the rights of adopted children under immigration law).

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Clinics, September 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 (during limited service workshops, supervised clinic students in providing legal services to DACA recipients seeking renewal under the September 5, 2017 rescission of DACA protections).

Amicus brief In Re Fry and Spencer, case number 2017-DM-005889-DS, Sedgwick County District Court, (filed March 28, 2017 on behalf of the Children and Family Law Center advocating for the rights of non-gestational parents and validity of same-sex common law marriage)

Member, Family Law Advisory Committee, Kansas Judicial Council, 2016-.