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Rachel Saunders

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Attorney In Charge
Poughkeepsie NY
Rachel Saunders started her legal career as a public defender for the Legal Aid Society in the Bronx, where she represented low-income people facing criminal charges. Saunders spent more than two years in Kabul, Afghanistan, focused on issues of access to justice and training for criminal defense attorneys. Ms. Saunders returned to Brooklyn, where she worked with the Children’s Law Center, representing children in family court proceedings. Currently, Ms. Saunders is the attorney-in-charge of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's Dutchess County office, overseeing a staff of more than 15 attorneys, paralegals, and support personnel. She joined Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's staff in June 2016. In this position, she mentors and assists attorney, paralegals, and support staff. She works closely with her staff to ensure the highest level of civil legal representation to individuals and families facing crises around obtaining or maintaining the basic necessities of life.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, November 8

10:30am EST