Yvette Lindgren

Yvette Lindgren
Associate Professor of Law
School of Law

Contact Info
(816) 235-5637
family law


Yvonne ("Yvette") Lindgren joined the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 2020. She teaches courses in the family law program, including Family Law, Children and the Law, Law, Medicine & Bioethics, and Adoption & Assisted Reproduction. Her research and scholarship focus on reproductive rights and justice, constitutional law, family law, and health law policy. Her work has appeared in Cornell Law Review, Utah Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Constitutional Commentary., Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & Law, Hofstra Law Review, The Women's Rights Law Reporter, and Domestic Violence Reporter. Recently she co-authored an amicus brief in the Supreme Court June Medical Services v. Gee case and contributed a commentary for the series, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tort Opinions.

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Lindgren was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at University of San Francisco Law School. Professor Lindgren served as a two-year post-doctoral fellow at the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at U.C. Berkeley Law. She was executive editor of the first-edition casebook, Cases on Reproductive Rights and Justice, co-authored by Melissa Murray and Kristin Luker, published in spring 2015. A California native, Professor Lindgren earned her LL.M. and J.S.D. from U.C. Berkeley School of Law, her J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, and her B.A. from U.C.L.A.