kevin daley
Biography

Kevin graduated magma cum laude from Northeastern University, then he joined the U.S. Peace Corps, trained in Samoan culture/language, and taught at the Western Samoa Technical Institute (now part of National University of Samoa). While there, he also founded a multi-national culture club and wrote fiction. One poem, published in over sixty countries, was amusingly misprinted under the name “Kevin Kline,” and the Samoa Observer  published another poem, which he wrote as part of a group of Samoan writers.

At Howard University School  of  Law
Washington, D.C., on scholarship, Kevin was one of its few Caucasians graduates. He won awards and earned a spot on the national and international moot court teams. He and his classmates protested the Rodney King verdict across from the White House. Kevin was a law clerk at federal government agencies, and marched in President Clinton’s inaugural parade.

 

A stint with a high-profile, minority-owned law firm kicked off his legal career. Kevin's own law firmin Government Center, Boston, for a dozen yearsis now in Cambridge, Mass.

He has been an adjunct professor for about two decades, for various law classes at Bunker Hill Community College of Boston, and for ethics and law classes at Northeastern University.

Kevin has enjoyed: Social Law Library programs like Kafka and the Law; being a judge at the American Trial Lawyers Association competition at federal court; and being a judge at Boston University law school’s moot court competition.

Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee

Hidy Ochiai awarded Kevin a black belt in Washin-Ryu karate after years of overseeing his training, practice, and competitions in kata, sparring, and weapons.

At Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, a community non-profit corporation, he was a board member and vice president. He also volunteered for People Making a Difference, Cambridge Cares About Aids, and local schools such as King Open, and campaigned for others vying for U.S. congress and Cambridge city council.

Kevin studied fiction writing at UCLA with best selling novelist Lynn Hightower. He also studied at Grub Street, Boston’s premier non-profit creative writing center, including a Masters Novel class, and Cambridge Center for Adult Education.

Kevin loved the summer novel-writing program at Charles University, Prague, on scholarship, with authors Robert Everz and Arnost Lustig and Professor Petr Bilk, Chair of the Czech Literature Dept. Kevin also joined a select group of writers at a Pacific coast lighthouse for an Algonkian novel-writing workshop. 

 
Playtime: softball and sailing, hikes and bikes, snowboards and soaring on roller-blades--but not simultaneously.

Kevin lives in Reading, MA. 
 

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