Lourdes joined The Bronx Defenders in October 2003. Before joining, she worked as an Office Manager at The Law Office of Christopher L. Esposito in Bronx, NY. Prior to that, she worked as a Legal Assistant for James Kousouros, Esq. in Queens, NY. She received her A.S. in Biology from the College of the Desert in Palm Desert,California. She is currently pursuing her degree in Business Management from Lehman College.