Carmen Barton is a bilingual (Spanish) paralegal and office manager of the Westchester 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 Westchester office. She is the proud mother of three children and is very active in the community including volunteering with many nonprofit organizations.
Amanda Ford is a senior paralegal in the Westchester 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.
Lili Caparosa is a law clerk at the firm’s Westchester office. Lili is a graduate of Stockton University with a B.A. in Political Science and is currently a student at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. At Stockton University, Lili graduated cum laude and was a member and president of the Mock Trial team. At Pace University, Lili is a Trial Advocacy for the Mock Trial Team and the Moot Court Team. Prior to joining the Cuddy Law Firm, Lili has worked with organizations that worked with adults with developmental disabilities and has worked directed with individuals with disabilities.
Lili is expected to graduate in May of 2022.
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.