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Quisquella Addison

Pro Bono Net
LawHelpNY Program Director
New York, New York
Quisquella, (pronounced Keese-kay-ya) joined Pro Bono Net as the LawHelpNY Program Director in July 2016. LawHelpNY, powered by Pro Bono Net, is an online platform for helping low-income New Yorkers solve their legal problems. Our mission is to provide and promote access to high-quality online information about free legal services throughout New York State, legal rights in a broad range of substantive areas and the New York State court system. LawHelpNY is committed to helping low-income and other vulnerable New Yorkers achieve equal access to justice by providing information that is user-friendly in English, Spanish and other languages.

Prior to working at Pro Bono Net, she was a Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society focusing primarily on eviction defense. She began her legal career as the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow and LiveHelp Program Coordinator with LawHelpNY at Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc after receiving her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Quisquella volunteers with New York based non profits that support student success, professional development and women's rights. She is a representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council for Batey Relief Alliance an international non profit that supports women's empowerment in Dominican Republic, Haiti and Peru. Originally from Boston, she loves podcasts and travel.