Mary Anne Mendenhall

Mary Anne has been an attorney at The Bronx Defenders since 2008.  She received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she was an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Fellow.  She interned at The Gulf Region Advocacy Center, the Federal Defenders of San Diego, the Federal Defenders of New York, and the Brooklyn Law School Capital Defender and Federal Habeas Clinic.  Before law school, Mary Anne worked for Lansner & Kubitschek, where she worked on the trial and appeal of Nicholson v. Williams, a class-action lawsuit credited on a national level for sparking change in the handling of all matters of child protection cases.  Mary Anne graduated from Dartmouth College in 2002.  She is fluent in Spanish.