Kayla Higgins

1001 Fourth Avenue, Suite 3900
Seattle, Washington 98154-1051
Telephone: (206) 625-8600
Direct Line: (206) 652-8651
Facsimile: (206) 625-0900
Email: khiggins@corrcronin.com

Kayla Higgins

Kayla Higgins is a litigation associate with experience in all aspects of civil litigation. Prior to joining Corr Cronin, Kayla worked at the U.S. Department of Justice as an Attorney Advisor for the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Kayla also spent two years working as a Staff Attorney for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, where she researched and drafted orders on a broad range of criminal and civil appeals, including § 1983 actions, qualified immunity of state officials, Social Security Disability benefits, and immigration appeals. While in law school, Kayla served as Executive Articles Editor for Chicago-Kent’s Law Review and was Vice President of the Moot Court Honor Society. She also spent her summers in law school representing low-income individuals in eviction and housing voucher termination proceedings in both Chicago and New York City. Kayla is a board member of the Northwest Children’s Foundation and a board member the synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom. Outside of work, Kayla enjoys modern dance, stand-up comedy, and volunteering for The Trevor Project.

Education / Background

J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2016

Staff Attorney, 2016–2018, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

B.A., Law, Letters, and Society, University of Chicago, 2011

Professional Associations

Washington State Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

1001 Fourth Avenue, Suite 3900
Seattle, WA 98154

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