Judy joins LSPC with experience in criminal defense, parental/family defense, and LGBTQQIA2S+ community advocacy. Judy represented people facing criminal charges as a public defender at the Legal Aid Society in Queens, New York. While in law school, Judy defended low-income parents of color against allegations of abuse and neglect of their children and advocated for family reunification with the NYU Family Defense Clinic. Judy also interned at the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center assisting with motions to vacate convictions. Recently, Judy supported LGBTQQIA2S+ young people in the Bay Area with navigating civil and criminal systems, name and gender marker change petitions, and co-facilitated community groups. In 2018, Judy was a part of ARA III: Waterways, Time Weaves – a ritual, healing and performance collaboration bridging communities in diaspora impacted by state violence and war. Judy is admitted to the bar of New York. Judy is not admitted to practice law in California and currently seeking admission.