John Watts

John is a graduate of Mercy College, with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies. He is a proud Bronx native and die hard NY Knicks Fan. His professional background includes experience as a Paralegal at Legal Aid Society, where he developed a passion for public service and justice for all. His investigative roots also developed there. John also enjoyed a brief but meaningful stint working for Bronx Community Solutions in the AP10 Court Part, advocating for alternative sentences to incarceration. John now comes to The Bronx Defenders from the NYC Department of Corrections, where he worked as an Investigator.