Kylee Reynolds

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Kylee Reynolds is a Legal Fellow for Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest national legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV.

As a Legal Fellow for Lambda Legal’s Fair Courts Project, Reynolds works to advance an independent, diverse and well-respected judiciary that upholds the legal rights of LGBTQ people and individuals living with HIV, while ensuring equal access to justice for everyone. She conducts background research and engages in strategic advocacy addressing federal judicial nominees and to advance laws and policies related to judicial diversity, judicial selection, and safeguarding the courts from the harmful influences of money and politics. She also works on producing training and publication materials about the importance of judicial diversity and elimination of bias on the bench, and explores with the Fair Courts Project litigation opportunities to support judicial independence, challenge judicial bias, and advance other critical court issues.

Prior to coming on-board as a Legal Fellow, Reynolds interned with Lambda Legal’s Legal Department in Summer 2017, working extensively with the Transgender Rights and Fair Courts projects. Before this internship, Reynolds served as a judicial intern for President Judge Pamela Ruest in the Centre County Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania.

Kylee Reynolds was awarded the Miller Pro Bono Advocate Award and a Public Interest Law Fund Fellowship for her commitment to public service, along with a full-tuition merit scholarship from Penn State Law.

Reynolds graduated from Penn State Law in 2018. During her time at Penn State, she was the President of our American Constitution Society Student Chapter, an E-board member of Outlaw, and an officer of the Honor Society. She wrote for the Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs. Reynolds graduated cum laude with English distinction honors from North Park University in Chicago in 2013, receiving a Bachelor’s in English and Secondary Education.