We are public defenders.

Our Staff

  • Viviana Arcia

    Viviana Arcia

    Law Graduate, Immigration
  • Babatunde Aremu

    Babatunde Aremu

    Attorney, CAP
  • Rachel Banks

    Rachel Banks

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Luz Beato

    Luz Beato

    Attorney, CDP
  • Muriel Bell

    Muriel Bell

    Social Worker, FDP
  • Jeremy Bennie

    Jeremy Bennie

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Conrad Blackburn

    Conrad Blackburn

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Lizzie Bright

    Lizzie Bright

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Ashley Burrell

    Ashley Burrell

    Supervising Attorney, CDP
  • Kelly Chen

    Kelly Chen

    Law Graduate, FDP
  • Emma Connolly

    Emma Connolly

    Staff Attorney, FDP
  • Samantha Cruz

    Samantha Cruz

    Social Worker, CDP
  • Zoe Engberg

    Zoe Engberg

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Marvin Espana

    Marvin Espana

    Law Graduate, Immigration
  • Norma Esquivel

    Norma Esquivel

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Mara Fleder

    Mara Fleder

    Supervising Attorney, FDP
  • Emily Friedman

    Emily Friedman

    Law Graduate, CAP
  • Vanessa Godinez

    Vanessa Godinez

    Law Graduate, Immigration
  • Liana Goff

    Liana Goff

    Staff Attorney, CAP
  • Jellisa Grant

    Jellisa Grant

    Law Graduate, FDP
  • Dany Greene

    Dany Greene

    Fellow, LGBTQ
  • Jorge Guerreiro

    Jorge Guerreiro

    Law Graduate, Immigration
  • Kaitlyn Hartmann

    Kaitlyn Hartmann

    Law Graduate, FDP
  • Jonathan Howe

    Jonathan Howe

    Law Graduate, FDP
  • Janae Hunte

    Janae Hunte

    Attorney*, FDP


    *Janae is admitted to practice in the state of New Jersey and is awaiting admission to New York.
  • Edie Joseph

    Edie Joseph

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Nathan Karnovsky

    Nathan Karnovsky

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Urooj Khan

    Urooj Khan

    Attorney, CDP
  • Yaniv Kot

    Yaniv Kot

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Kyla Kuvach

    Kyla Kuvach

    Law Graduate, FDP
  • Sabrina Lee

    Sabrina Lee

    Attorney, CDP
  • My Le

    My Le

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Melissa Madan

    Melissa Madan

    Team Leader & Program Coordinator of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, FDP
  • Blair Mason

    Blair Mason

    Law Graduate, Immigration
  • Erika Nyborg-Burch

    Erika Nyborg-Burch

    Attorney, Immigration
  • George Ocasio

    George Ocasio

    Attorney, FDP
  • Gina Papera-Ewing

    Gina Papera-Ewing

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Falon Rainer

    Falon Rainer

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Rosa Saavedra-Vanacore

    Attorney, Immigration
  • Rachel Seidman

    Rachel Seidman

    Civil Legal Advocate, CAP
  • Hillela Simpson

    Hillela Simpson

    Attorney, CDP
  • Allaina Sines

    Allaina Sines

    Attorney, FDP
  • Amalea Smirniotopoulos

    Amalea Smirniotopoulos

    Team Leader & Supervising Attorney, CDP
  • Michelle Soto

    Michelle Soto

    Spanish Speaking Investigator, Investigators
  • Alexandra Valdez

    Alexandra Valdez

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Anne Venhuizen

    Anne Venhuizen

    Team Leader and Supervising Attorney, FDP
  • Imani Waweru

    Imani Waweru

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Frances Weil

    Frances Weil

    Law Graduate, CDP