Kate Woomer-Deters joined the Justice Center in 2007. At the Justice Center, she litigates primarily employment, consumer, and housing cases on behalf of low-income immigrants. Some of her cases have included class actions for unpaid workers or for victims of immigration services fraud. She also conducts trainings across the state on immigrant eligibility for public benefits, and advocates for language access rights for limited-English proficient North Carolinians.
Previously, she was an attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina – Farmworker Unit, where she litigated employment and human trafficking cases for farmworkers, and practiced immigration law. Kate is a 2005 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School where she was a founding member of the school’s Workers’ Rights Clinic.View Kate Woomer-Deters's Publications