Clinical Teaching Fellow
Criminal Defense and Advocacy Clinic
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 434
Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Pinkney Lee
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 412
Bar Vocational Course, Nottingham Law School, United Kingdom
LL.M., Human Rights Law, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
LL.B., Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
Areas of Expertise
Kerr joined the faculty in January 2023. Previously, he was an assistant public defender in the Maryland Office of the Public Defender from 2013 to 2022, where he represented indigent clients at trial in both misdemeanor and felony cases, obtaining numerous acquittals on charges ranging from traffic offenses in District Court to first-degree murder at jury trials in Baltimore City Circuit Court. Kerr also has experience practicing in the fields of labor and employment law and civil litigation in New York state.
Kerr was educated in the United Kingdom and graduated with an LL.B. in Law with Politics from Queen’s University of Belfast, going on to qualify and practice as a barrister specializing in criminal law. He has also earned an LL.M. in Human Rights Law from the University of Nottingham and served as an intern in the chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague.