Kathryn Robb, ESq.
Kathryn Robb is a lawyer, legislative advocate, and law instructor who has been fighting to pass meaningful child sex abuse legislation for 14 years in multiple jurisdictions. As an outspoken survivor of child sexual abuse, Kathryn continues to use her voice to implement common-sense legislative change. A co-founder of New Yorkers Against Hidden Predators, a coalition of organizations, advocates, and sex abuse survivors from across New York. Kathryn worked closely with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, his staff and New York state legislators to finally pass the New York Child Victims Act, after a 12-year hard-fought battle the bill was signed into law on February 14, 2019. Kathryn is a lawyer by trade specializing in legislative advocacy, sexual abuse laws and SOL reform. Kathryn has spent over 25 years as a law instructor preparing law students for the bar exam in jurisdictions all over the country, she specializes in non-traditional learners and ESL populations. Kathryn is a board member and legislative advocate for the nonprofit Massachusetts Citizens for Children, and she was instrumental in the SOL change to MA General Laws in 2014. She is a member of the Massachusetts bar. Kathryn is also a certified trainer for the MassKids Enough Abuse campaign, training the trainer program.
Kathryn has been involved in local youth sports in her community and has coached basketball at the youth, middle school, high school, and AAU levels. Kathryn is a mother of five, lives with her wife and children in the Boston metro area. She received her Juris Doctor from New England Law| Boston and Master of Science (MS) focused in Clinical Counseling and Applied Psychology from the University of Hartford.