Mayra is the Supervising Staff Attorney for Public Counsel’s Education Rights Project. Her practice is primarily focused on representing low-income monolingual Spanish speaking families with children with disabilities in Los Angeles. She represents families in all stages of special education advocacy including attending IEPs, filing complaints and in due process. While at Public Counsel, Mayra has also worked with the Adoptions Project and representing families in advocacy efforts with the Regional Center. Prior to joining Public Counsel, Mayra worked at an immigration nonprofit representing individuals applying for immigration relief. Mayra graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.A. in Sociology and a Minor in Political Science. She obtained her J.D. from Loyola Law School.