Kathleen Wood

As a staff attorney with the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Criminal Justice Program, Kathleen Wood assists prosecutors, law enforcement, and legislators throughout the country to enforce and strengthen animal protection laws. In this role, Kathleen oversees the annual Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report which compares the various strengths and weaknesses of each state’s animal cruelty laws. Kathleen has also been instrumental in the creation of ALDF’s state-specific Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guides, and represents ALDF on the steering committee for the National Link Coalition. Kathleen lives in West Linn, Oregon with her partner and two cats, Penny and Robin.

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