William & Mary

PELE Faculty

Crystal Shin

Crystal Shin
Visiting Professor of Practice 
Managing Attorney, Special Education Advocacy Clinic


Crystal Shin is a Visiting Professor of Practice and Managing Attorney of William and Mary’s Special Education Advocacy Clinic.  Previously, Crystal was an attorney with the JustChildren Program of the Legal Aid Justice Center.  Before her transition to W&M Law School, she also supervised law students in the Child Advocacy Clinic at the University Of Virginia School Of Law.  Prior to law school, Crystal taught fourth grade for three years in Henderson, NC through the Teach For America program.  Her students served as her inspiration and motivation to attend law school.  Crystal received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Virginia, where she was the 2010 recipient of the Margaret G. Hyde Award.