Susan is an attorney for Santa Clara County FIRST 5 and First 5 Monterey County. She earned a B.A. at the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D. at the State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law. She is with a member of the New York and California State Bar. She has worked at the Criminal Appeals Bureau of the New York City Legal Aid Society and as a VISTA attorney at the San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation before joining the Santa Clara County Counsel’s Office. She believes that providing support to teachers and school administrators is a unique approach to helping students in the classroom.