Hallie Mitnick

Staff Attorney

(607) 273-2283 ext. 2004


Hallie joined PLS in September of 2015 after graduating from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  As a law student, Hallie participated in the Innocence Project clinic as well as the Civil Rights Clinic.  She was also a Public Service Scholar and Dean’s Merit Scholar.  She was a recipient of the Cardozo Center for Public Service Law’s INSPIRE! Award, which recognizes extraordinary commitment to public service law, and the Cardozo Service and Achievement Award, which is given annually to graduating students for achievement and outstanding service to the law school,.  Her note “Estelle v. Gamble in a Post-Affordable Care Act World” was published by the Cardozo Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal in summer 2015.  Hallie also was a Charles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest Fellow at the Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Practice’s Special Litigation Unit during the summer of 2014.  At Legal Aid, Hallie worked on solitary confinement appeals for individuals at Rikers Island as well as impact litigation concerning Rikers Island.  While an undergraduate at Cornell University, Hallie was a teaching assistant in the Cornell Prison Education Program at Auburn Correctional Facility.  In her spare time, Hallie likes to go to antique markets.