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Day in the Life Stories

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Advocating for Students in the Education Law Project

Securing the right educational services for a special needs child can be daunting. Fortunately, Keri Mabry helps get New York City’s children on the right track.
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Utilizing Our Expertise in the Criminal Defense Practice

Alaina Dartt is defending New Yorkers in need. She serves as a public defender for clients in a wide array of cases.
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Defending Tenant Rights in the Housing Practice

As a staff attorney in our Housing Practice, Aissatou Barry defends tenants in housing court, working with them to prevent evictions, secure benefits, and connect them with the services they need.
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Bringing Justice to the Innocent in the Wrongful Conviction Unit

Thomas McCall has seen the problematic side of suspect identification and conviction for years, starting with his career as a detective investigator for the NYPD.
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Securing the Benefits Clients Need to Thrive in the Disability Advocacy Project

Aisha King is advocating for New Yorkers with disabilities. As a Paralegal case handler she helps clients navigate the social security system.
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Standing Up for Children in the Juvenile Rights Practice

Shashwat Dave is serving his community. He gives a voice to children in need, defending their rights in the courtroom.
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Lifting the Voices of Underserved Communities in the Criminal Defense Practice

As a supervising attorney in our Queens Criminal Defense Practice, Juliette-Noor Haji is empowering our staff as they fight for our clients.
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Serving New York’s Most Vulnerable in the Juvenile Rights Practice

HyeJi Kim is building a better future for young New Yorkers. As a Staff Attorney in our Juvenile Rights Practice, she is an advocate for children in Brooklyn Family Court.
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Building Stronger Communities in the Housing Help Program

Jeannine Cahill-Jackson is getting vulnerable New Yorkers back in their homes. She serves as the Supervising Attorney for two of our Bronx Courthouse-based initiatives: the Housing Help Program and the Assigned Counsel Project.
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Challenging “Public Charge” in the Civil Practice Law Reform Unit

Maria Melchor is changing the legal landscape of New York City. As a Paralegal Case Handler in our Civil Law Reform Unit, she is part of a team that protects and expands the civil rights of vulnerable New Yorkers.
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