Professor Jeffrey Kirchmeier teaches on criminal law, criminal procedure, and capital punishment at the City University of New York School of Law.

He previously practiced at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C. and taught at Tulane School of Law and Arizona State University College of Law. He also served at the Arizona Capital Representation Project, where he represented indigent capital defendants in state appeals, state post-conviction proceedings, federal habeas corpus proceedings, and clemency hearings.

Kirchmeier has published in Law and Psychology, the Pepperdine Law Review, and the Case Western Reserve University Law Review. He is a member and former Chair of the Capital Punishment Committee of the New York City Bar Association and has testified on the subject before the New York Assembly joint committee on the death penalty. He received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Case Western Reserve University.