Sirrah Harris is the supervising attorney and project director for the Mobile Legal Help Center which travels to sites in New York City’s five boroughs, Long Island, and Westchester, to provide civil legal information, resources, and representation to individuals who otherwise may not have been able to access legal assistance. She supervises the team of lawyers, paralegals, and volunteers who are committed to the mission of increasing access to justice and providing quality legal services within communities that may not be reached by traditional legal offices.
Previously, Sirrah worked as the onsite NYLAG attorney at the Legal Hand office in Crown Heights to provide legal resources, information, and referrals to unrepresented community members in a walk-in storefront office. Before that, Sirrah was a staff attorney in NYLAG’s Storm Response Unit, where she worked primarily with people affected by Superstorm Sandy on consumer issues. Before joining NYLAG, Sirrah worked at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellow and staff attorney in their Workers’ Rights Project. Sirrah received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her B.F.A. from New York University.