Isabelle assists low income veterans in the of legal areas of VA benefits, Discharge upgrades, public benefits such as Medicaid and food stamps, housing, consumer rights, and advance directives and planning. She conducts intakes, staffs legal clinics and provides assistance to staff attorneys, as needed. Prior to joining NYLAG, Isabelle had interned for numerous city and federal representatives, including Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand, where she worked as a casework intern in the Veterans Affairs Department. She volunteers often, most recently having spent two weeks in Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria recovery efforts. Isabelle received her B.A. in Political Science from CUNY Baruch College and is a native Portuguese speaker.