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Esperanza Colón

The Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Neighborhood Office
Senior Staff Attorney, Public Benefits Unit
New York, NY, USA


Espy is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society's (LAS) Brooklyn Neighborhood Office and has held several positions at LAS throughout her legal career of 26 years. Her work has addressed the areas of housing, Social Security disability benefits, immigration, and welfare benefits. From May 1997 through June 2015, Espy served as Co-Director of Project FAIR Inc., a collaborative non-profit organization (of which LAS was a partner) working to increase access to information about public benefits, administrative fair hearings, and community services to low-income and homeless individuals. She is currently working in the area of public benefits, specifically, public assistance, SNAP benefits, and Medicaid. Espy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received her J.D. from the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

Esperanza Colón is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Fair Hearing Training Appendices - Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: Fair Hearings - Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Administrative Advocacy: After the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client, Friday, December 14, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: Before the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client, Friday, December 14, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: At the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client, Friday, December 14, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Administrative Advocacy: Before the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy: Before the Hearing, Friday, December 14, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: At the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy: At the Hearing, Friday, December 14, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: After the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy: After the Hearing, Friday, December 14, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Administrative Advocacy: Before the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy: Before the Hearing, Friday, December 14, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: At the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy: At the Hearing, Friday, December 14, 2018
Administrative Advocacy: After the Hearing - Administrative Advocacy: After the Hearing, Friday, December 14, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Administrative Advocacy 2018: Representing the Pro Bono Client, Thursday, December 20, 2018, New York, NY
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