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Press Release: Empire Justice Center Applauds Positive Department of Justice Determination in Service Dog Complaint for Rochester Area Child

Empire Justice Center is pleased to announce that earlier today the Department of Jus...

Kristin Small

Staff Attorney

Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main Street, Suite 200
Rochester, NY  14614

p: (585) 454-4060 f: (585) 454-2518

Kristin is a staff attorney with the Civil Rights, Employment and Education Unit in Empire Justice Center’s Rochester Office.
At Empire Justice, Kristin works on matters of discrimination in employment and education, particularly on the basis of disability.  Notable cases include a lawsuit against a public university alleging denial of reasonable accommodation, as well as a class action lawsuit against a public school district for unequal treatment of female athletes under Title IX.  
Kristin is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Harvard Law School.   While at Harvard Law Kristin served on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, the oldest student-run legal services office in the country, and was awarded the Edith W. Fine and Skirnick Fellowships for public service.  After graduating from law school in 2008, she worked as a staff attorney in housing and benefits law for Texas RioGrande Legal Aid in Weslaco, Texas, and later at Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston in Boston, Massachusetts.  

Practice Area(s):
Civil Rights