Queens Defenders’ attorneys and social workers dedicate their careers to serving people with the fewest resources who face some of the greatest challenges. Our staff members care. They rarely rest. They never stop pursuing justice for the people of Queens.
Queens Defenders’ attorneys are legal experts whose strategic approach and commitment to clients is unparalleled. Many of our attorneys have been appointed judges; others are recognized as national leaders in their areas of expertise. They also teach courses in our accredited continuing legal education program.
Queens Defenders employs licensed social workers to support and advocate for our legal services clients and for individuals who reach out to us through our Justice Centers. Insightful, compassionate, and effective, they collaborate closely with clients to identify their needs, develop solutions, and assist with challenging processes such as green card applications and the IEP process. They receive ongoing professional development and attend trainings, seminars, and conferences, often appearing as presenters.