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Kristen McDermott promoted

Published on December 9, 2019 11:23 am by Brenna O'Brien in News

Hiscock Legal Aid Society (HLA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristen McDermott to Co-Supervising Attorney of HLA’s Appeals Program where she co-supervises with Phillip Rothschild. 

Kristen has been with HLA for nearly a decade, beginning as a staff attorney  in 2010 before being promoted a few years later to Senior Attorney in HLA’s appeals program. 

She attended Cardozo School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor. 

Before arriving at HLA, Kristen gained valuable experience working with the New York City Human Resource Administration and the Innocence Project. 

Her tenure at Hiscock Legal Aid has been marked by significant victories both in the 4th Department and the Court of Appeals.