Mika is a Senior Paralegal in the Disability Advocacy Project at the New York Legal Assistance Group. She advises and represents low-income individuals with disabilities in appeals, terminations, and overpayments before the Social Security Administration.  Prior to joining NYLAG, Mika worked as an AmeriCorps member at FEGS Health and Human Services, where she coordinated a program providing interview attire to public assistance recipients. She has also worked in the Public Service Office of Brooklyn Law School and volunteered at the International Rescue Committee’s refugee resettlement office in Oakland, CA. Mika earned her Bachelor’s degree at University of California, Berkeley.