Biography

Joyce Korn is an attorney with The Legal Aid Society, the oldest and largest non-profit legal services provider for the indigent in New York City.  She has over 30 years experience in criminal defense practice.  For the past 15 years she has been The Legal Aid Society’s representative in Brooklyn Treatment Court, a problem-solving court, where she advocates for clients to be diverted out of the criminal justice system and receive necessary treatment for their underlying needs as an alternative to incarceration.  She frequently conducts trainings and lectures on Judicial Diversion under Article 216 of the NYS Criminal Procedure Law and the role of defense attorneys in problem-solving courts.

Joyce received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in 1979 and  a Juris Doctor degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University in 1984. 

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