Antonio received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was a Root Tilden Kern Scholar. At NYU, Antonio participated in two year-long clinics: the Criminal Defense and Community Reentry Clinic and the Immigrant Rights Clinic. He spent his summers interning with the Orleans Public Defenders and the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office in Charlotte, NC. Antonio also served as advocate in chief and intake manager for the Suspension Representation Project. Before law school, Antonio worked as a staff investigator for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. He graduated with honors from the College of William & Mary in 2011 with a double major in economics and sociology.