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Jane Landry-Reyes

Brooklyn Legal Services, LSNYC
Senior Staff Attorney, Elder Unit
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Jane Landry-Reyes has been a public interest attorney representing indigent clients with housing issues, for approximately 23 years. Currently, she is a Senior Staff Attorney in the Elder Unit at Legal Services New York City - Brooklyn Legal Services (“LSNYC - BLS”) where she has practiced for the past 12 years.  Her work is primarily in eviction prevention and low income housing subsidy preservation.  She litigates in NYC Housing Court, State Supreme and occasionally in Federal Court as well as at administrative hearings to protect her low income clients’ benefits and entitlements.   She has also joined forces with the Workers’ Rights Unit at LSNYC-BLS to provide representation to building workers who have been improperly paid wages and who face eviction from employment related housing; many of these clients are senior citizens.  Ms. Landry-Reyes also partners with community organizations to provide group representation, training and advocacy to tenants’ groups seeking to improve conditions and access to justice in the courts.

Before joining Legal Services, Ms. Landry-Reyes worked for approximately eight years, as a Clinical Instructor/Senior Staff Attorney with the Elder law Legal Clinic at Brooklyn Law School that provided free legal services to senior citizens in a variety of civil legal matters.  She is a 1993 graduate of Brooklyn Law School and proud Edward V. Sparer Alum and co-founder of the student based Brooklyn Law Students for the Public Interest (“BLSPI”).   Currently, Ms. Landry-Reyes is an adjunct clinical instructor co-teaching the “HELP” Clinic (Helping Elders Through Litigation and Policy).  She mentors and supervises 5 Brooklyn Law School students each semester who gain invaluable practical skills while also providing critically needed representation for indigent senior citizens.


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