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About Albertina Antognini

Albertina Antognini joined the faculty in 2014. Prior to joining UK, Professor Antognini was a Thomas C. Grey Fellow at Stanford Law School.

Professor Antognini received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. She received her B.A., with distinction, in Comparative Literature from Stanford University, and was awarded a Robert M. Golden Medal for her thesis on Phenomenology and Italian literature.

During law school, Professor Antognini worked at Asociación por los Derechos Civiles in Buenos Aires, and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York. After graduating, she received a Frederick Sheldon Fellowship to research immigration law in Paris, where she was in residence at the École Normale Supérieure. Professor Antognini also worked as a volunteer attorney at the Immigrants’ Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union in New York. In 2010, she clerked for the Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Professor Antognini’s research explores how discrete areas of the law interact to regulate the American family. Her primary teaching interests include Family Law, Trusts and Estates, Property, and Immigration Law. She is currently teaching Trusts and Estates and a seminar on the modern family.


Present Assistant Professor of Law, University of Kentucky College of Law

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Seminar: The Regulation of the Modern Family
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Property Law
  • Family Law


2008 J.D., Harvard University ‐ Law School
2004 B.A. in Comparative Literature, Stanford University

Contact Information

UK College of Law
620 S. Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40506