Cara Chambers


Cara Chambers is the Director of The Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Project (EAP) at The Legal Aid Society. EAP provides education advocacy for children who are involved in New York City’s child welfare, juvenile justice, and persons-in-need-of-supervision (PINS) systems. Prior to joining EAP, Cara was an associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, where she worked on commercial litigation and provided pro bono representation on a number of child welfare and special education matters. Before attending law school, Cara worked for five years as a bilingual teacher in the New York City public school system. Cara earned her law degree at Georgetown University. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Bilingual Education from Fordham University. 

Practice Areas

  • Education Law

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