Member Profile

Jeanne Ortiz

  • City New York
  • State NY
  • Legal Practice Area Disaster Relief, Technology
  • Current Institutional Affiliation Pro Bono Net

Jeanne is a bilingual attorney and coordinates, develops and grows state and national digital initiatives that strengthen the work of legal advocates and pro bono attorneys helping communities with their legal problems. For close to two years, she was Pro Bono Net’s Disaster Response Legal Fellow and organized initiatives to support disaster survivors and attorneys working on disaster legal aid.

Before joining PBN, Jeanne provided free legal representation and employment discrimination litigation on behalf of low-income LGBT individuals in Puerto Rico and worked as a legal fellow with the Central Alabama Fair Housing Center. She also founded an award-winning Ms. JD chapter in her law school and facilitated Know-Your-Rights community events to low-income and low-wealth communities in Puerto Rico. Jeanne is a member of the American Bar Association’s Disaster Legal Services Program, where she volunteers to coordinate immediate and free temporary legal help to disaster survivors across the country. She is also a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee.

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