Oliver Harwood, Paralegal, Disability Advocacy Project, Public Benefits

Oliver is a paralegal in the Disability Advocacy Project, where he provides advice, advocacy, and full representation to those who have been wrongly denied Social Security benefits. He also involves himself in policy-related work and is co-chair of NYLAG’s Sustainability Committee. Previous to NYLAG, he was an ombudsman for long-term care residents in Portland, Oregon. Oliver is active in the community as a volunteer with the New York Rescue Mission.