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New York Office Staff

Carmen Perez Barton

Carmen Perez Barton

Office Manager | Bilingual Paralegal

Carmen Barton is a bilingual (Spanish) paralegal and office manager of the White Plains, NY, office. Carmen graduated from the College of Mt. St. Vincent with a degree in finance. Carmen is available to assist our Spanish-speaking families navigate the very complex world of special education. Carmen supports our attorneys and staff at speaking engagements, meetings and community events reaching out to the Spanish-speaking communities by translating our presentations and reference information. Carmen is also responsible for all aspects of office management in the White Plains office. She is the proud mother of three children and is very active in the community including volunteering with many nonprofit organizations.

Direct Telephone:

(914) 984-2740 Ext. 25
Amanda Ford

Amanda Ford

Paralegal

Amanda Ford is a paralegal in the White Plains office. She provides support for our clients, attorneys and paralegals and is our technology legal assistant. Each day she is motivated by the opportunity to assist people and experience new and interesting challenges. She is also our firm development coordinator assisting with most of the marketing ventures, In addition to spending time with family and friends, Amanda also spends her time volunteering for her community.

Amanda plans to pursue a degree in law and is currently enrolled in college while working full time.

Direct Telephone:

(914) 984-2740 Ext. 29
Liliana Keith

Liliana Keith

Bilingual Legal Assistant

Liliana Keith is a Bilingual (Spanish) Legal Assistant at the Firm’s Westchester office. Liliana graduated from Notre Dame College with a degree in Business Administration. Liliana manages all aspects of our front desk operations.  She provides support to our clients, attorneys, and the leadership of the firm throughout the legal process. Liliana is also the intake coordinator for Spanish-speaking clients, and she serves as a translator to facilitate effective communication between clients and staff.  Liliana is the proud mother of one son, an active volunteer in her community and in her spare time practices yoga.

Direct Telephone:

(914) 984-2740
Laurie Cleary

Laurie Cleary

Paralegal

Laurie is a special education litigation paralegal in the Westchester Office. Laurie is responsible for supporting the attorneys at the firm in all aspects of special education litigation including client communication, case management, trial planning and implementing orders and settlements obtained to benefit students with disabilities obtain appropriate educational services.  In addition to her role as a paralegal, she supports the leadership of the firm in several aspects of firm administration.   During Laurie’s spare time, she enjoys travelling, exercising  and spending time with her two children and two dogs.

Direct Telephone:

(914) 984-2740 ext. 34
Deborah Leone

Deborah Leone

Paralegal

Debbie is a special education litigation paralegal in the Westchester Office. Debbie is responsible for supporting the attorneys at the firm in all aspects of special education litigation including client communication, implementation, trial preparation and settlements obtained to benefit students with disabilities obtain appropriate educational services.  In addition to her role as a paralegal, she supports the leadership with recruiting as well as other aspects of firm administration.   During Debbie’s spare time, she enjoys travelling and spending time with her partner Fabio, daughter Kristin, son in law Andrew and the rest of her family.

Direct Telephone:

(914) 984-2740 Ext. 36