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Mary J. Goodwin-Oquendo

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Adjunct Professor of Law


mgoodwinoquendo@law.fordham.edu
Phone:718-852-3528 
Fax:680-697-2366

Mary J. Goodwin-Oquendo has well over a decade of disability civil rights experience.  She has worked at Jo Anne Simon PC since 2008, where she represents individuals with physical, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities who have experienced discrimination and/or require accommodations from standardized testing and licensing entities and post-secondary and professional educational institutions.  She has drafted policy commentary that has been adopted by the federal agencies that are charged with enforcing the ADA, as well as various professional organizations.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, and an appointed member of the Committee on Disability Rights, where she has organized CLE programming and sits on a subcommittee that is responsible for editing the organization's Disability Law and Practice treatise.  She has been invited to present at professional conferences and private schools, including colleges and law schools.  She has served on the executive board of the New York Urban League Young Professionals and the National Urban League Young Professionals Programs Committee and has worked with various other non-profit and professional organizations to fight for equality of opportunity for all.

Education: 

Syracuse University (JD, 2009)
St. Joseph’s College (BA, 2006)