Perla Baez

Perla Baez (she/her/hers) graduated from SUNY Albany with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Spanish Literature. Prior to joining The Bronx Defenders, she worked as a Legal Interpreter for a criminal defense attorney; interned at the office of the Bronx Borough President; and was part of a legal support group working with the Finance and Records Department for Fitzpatrick Harper Cella Scinto. Since joining The Bronx Defenders, Perla has held many positions, including as a Receptionist, Legal Assistant, Arraignment Clerk, and Team Administrator before moving into her current role as an Immigration Civil Legal Advocate. Perla is fluent in Spanish.