Mercedece is the Legal Assistant out of the Rochester office. Mercedece is a graduate of SUNY College at Brockport, where she studied English and Criminal Justice. She also possesses a degree in Paralegal Studies obtained from Bryant & Stratton College. She has extensive administrative and client-based experience, with six years served as a Senior Paralegal at a previous firm prior to joining the Empire Justice Center. She is passionate about serving and working with unfortunate individuals to provide justice and equality. When she is not working in the legal field, she is excitedly educating people across the country on how to successfully build a holistic self-care routine that encourages spiritual, mental, and emotional health.