Maryanne Joyce has a solo law practice focused on assisting low-income clients with public benefits issues. She also works with Part of the Solution in the Bronx, assisting with POTS’ weekly legal clinic. Before starting her own firm, Maryanne worked for many years as a staff attorney at Bronx Legal Services where she focused on public assistance, food stamps/SNAP, and Medicaid issues, and represented clients at administrative hearings and in New York State Supreme Court. Maryanne has trained on public benefits issues including basic welfare budgeting, welfare fair hearings, the treatment of teens in the welfare system, welfare fraud/administrative disqualification hearings, and Article 78s in public benefits practice. Maryanne received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, and has an M.A. in Counseling from N.Y.U. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School.