Senior Staff Attorney, Mediation Project
Antoinette has been a mediator since 2009 and an attorney since 1994. Before starting the Mediation Project in 2013, Antoinette was a senior attorney in NYLAG’s Matrimonial & Family Law Unit of which she also served as director from 2001 to 2004. Prior to her work at NYLAG, Antoinette was an attorney with Lansner & Kubitschek, a law firm dedicated to providing services in family law and civil rights. She has participated as a teaching assistant at mediation trainings by the Center for Understanding in Conflict and she is a mediator for the New York City Family Court Mediation Program. She is the president of the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, and a member of the New York Women’s Bar Association. Antoinette is also certified in collaborative law.
Nina T. Martinez
Skadden Fellow, Employment Mediation Project/Justice at Work Project
Nina is a Skadden Fellow in NYLAG’s General Legal Services Unit. Her fellowship project aims to provide quality mediation services to low-income parties involved in employment-related disputes ranging from wage and hour issues, discrimination, and accommodations claims. Nina received her B.A. from University of Florida and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Nina taught first grade in Harlem as a Teach for America Corps Member and earned her M.S. in Elementary Education from Hunter College in 2012. Nina is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In law school, Nina worked as a law clerk at Make the Road New York, the Office of the General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the federal Department of Labor’s Regional Office of the Solicitor. Nina is licensed to practice law in New York.