|Elizabeth M. Hines|
Elizabeth Hines is an associate in Kiernan Trebach’s Philadelphia office. Elizabeth focuses her practice on defending clients in civil litigation actions, including medical malpractice and premises-liability.
Elizabeth graduated from Amherst College with a B.A. in American Studies and a concentration in pre-medical studies.
Before her legal career, Ms. Hines was a Teach For America Corps Member, earning a post-bachelor’s teaching certification in secondary math education from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education while teaching high school math full-time in the School District of Philadelphia. Ms. Hines was also a research assistant at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she performed statistical analyses, was a project manager, and was a named author on multiple published studies.
Elizabeth earned her Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Hines also attended Temple University College of Public Health, earning both a Juris Doctor and a Master of Public Health in epidemiology and biostatistics. Ms. Hines performed her master’s degree fieldwork placement at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, conducting research on recidivism rates among Veterans Court participants. Additionally, while earning her dual degree Ms. Hines was Law and Public Policy Scholar and a legal intern at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, the State of New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, and the National Fair Housing Alliance. Ms. Hines received the Lynn M. Abraham Graduation Award for outstanding grades in Criminal Law and Professional Responsibility.
Ms. Hines brings several years of litigation experience with her to Kiernan Trebach. Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth practiced as a litigation associate, focusing on premises liability and insurance defense. Elizabeth also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia for three years, where she prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, focusing on domestic violence and sexual assault crimes.