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While many of our team members are currently working a hybrid schedule of remote and on-campus , we are readily accessible via the virtual contact methods below. Don’t worry, our office phone numbers connect directly to our cell phones. Contact us today!

Michaela Azemi | Director of Public Interest and Community Engagement | book an appointment

Michaela K. Rossettie Azemi currently serves as the Director of Pro Bono Services and Externships at Cornell Law School. Formerly she was the Associate Director for Judicial Engagement and Professional Development. She previously worked as the Regional Pro Bono Coordinator for LawNY’s private attorney involvement and law student internship programs.

She was a Staff Attorney for LawNY from September 2013 to August 2016, handling Family Law and Disability Advocacy cases. Michaela received her B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies from the University of Delaware in 2009, her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University Law School in 2012 and was admitted to practice in NY in 2013.

In the summer of 2013, she volunteered as a Pro Bono Attorney for LawNY where she developed a model for LawNY’s pro se divorce clinic and was honored to receive the NYSBA Empire State Counsel Award in the Fall of 2013. Michaela has served on the President’s Committee on Access to Justice for the NYSBA, the Pro Bono Coordinators Network of the NYSBA, New York State Chief Judge’s Attorney Emeritus Advisory Council, and was formerly the President of both the Steuben County Bar Association and the Finger Lakes Women’s Bar Association.


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