Lisa Parisio | CLINIC

Lisa Parisio

Advocacy Attorney, Policy and Outreach

Parisio joined CLINIC in January 2017 as an Advocacy Attorney for Policy and Outreach. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a law degree from the City University of New York School of Law, a public interest law school.

While in law school, she focused on immigration, mental health and poverty law. She participated in the Economic Justice Project, representing fellow CUNY students in public benefits hearings and directed CUNY Law’s chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project. She also completed three legislative internships, including a federal internship where she specialized in immigration-related casework.

Following law school, Parisio worked as the legal programs development officer for the International Refugee Assistance Project, which provides legal assistance to refugees and displaced persons from the Middle East and North Africa. She is a member of the New York state bar.