Caitlin Robinett Jachimowicz

Caitlin Robinett Jachimowicz

Ms. Jachimowicz is the Director of the Center for Social Justice and Public Service as well as the Public Interest JD program at Santa Clara Law.  She serves as adjunct faculty and advisor for students.  Ms. Jachimowicz is currently the elected Treasurer for the city of Morgan Hill and was formerly on the City Council.  Passionate about giving back to her community, Caitlin sits on the board of the Edward Boss Prado Foundation, a non-profit in Morgan Hill, CA; and is on the Advisory Board for the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership at the Pepperdine School of Public Policy.

Caitlin is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law where she received a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice. She also served as the Student Bar Association President, Editor-in-Chief of The Advocate, and participated in various organizations and community service groups throughout law school. Caitlin served as a law clerk for the Panetta Institute of Public Policy and was a Congressional Aide for Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren before practicing criminal defense and civil litigation for over ten years.

In 2020, Caitlin was named one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” and received the recognition of Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce’s Woman of the Year.

Caitlin is married to fellow SCU Law alum, Josh Jachimowicz (’11), and they have two young children.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Seattle University

Higher Education Teaching Certificate, The Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, HarvardX

Areas of Specialization

Election Law, Public Policy, Government, Interviewing and Counseling, & Criminal Law

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Currently Teaching

Interviewing and Counseling Spring 2023