Maria Griego is the Director of NMCLP’s Economic Equity Team. She works to expand and protect access to safe and affordable housing in New Mexico and to eliminate unjust fines and fees imposed by the legal system. Maria has been at the Center for 6 years. She previously worked on both the Healthcare and Public Benefits teams where she focused on improving hospital financial aid policies and increased access to child care assistance and Medicaid. Prior to joining the Center, Maria practiced in the area of family law and served as a volunteer family court settlement facilitator, helping parents reach mutual custody agreements in the best interest of their children.
J.D. from University of New Mexico School of Law.