Staff Attorney, Legal Services NYC
Rina Gurung is a staff attorney at Staten Island Legal Services, a part of Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) which provides free legal assistance to low-income individuals throughout the five boroughs. Rina provides tenants with legal representation to protect and enforce their rights, and to avoid homelessness and displacement. Prior to joining LSNYC, Rina was an Equal Justice Works VISTA legal fellow at the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center where she focused on preservation of project based section 8 properties throughout New York City. Rina has dedicated her career to public interest law, serving communities with marginalized population. Rina obtained her law degree (Juris Doctor) from New England School of Law in 2013 and undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance) from Queens College of the City University of New York in 2009.