Maria Griego-Paiz

Staff Attorney - Public Benefits
+1-505-255-2840 ext. 119
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Ms. Griego-Paiz joined the Center in 2014. As a staff attorney on the Public Benefits team, her primary areas of work include improving access to Medicaid and childcare assistance for New Mexico’s families. Previously, she worked in a private law firm with a focus on family law issues including divorce, child support and child custody.

In 2011, Ms. Griego-Paiz was awarded the University of New Mexico School of Law Award for Excellence in Family Law Advocacy. She also served for three years as a volunteer settlement facilitator with the First Judicial District Court of New Mexico. Currently, Ms. Griego-Paiz sits on the Board of Directors for Pegasus Legal Services for Children.

J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2011.