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.