Jonathan Hernandez

Staff Attorney

Jonathan D. Hernandez is a Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society, Bronx Neighborhood Office. Currently, he provides direct legal representation to low-income tenants that are at risk of eviction from their homes. Previously, Jonathan was a Housing Attorney at Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), where he advocated on behalf of tenants to preserve safe and affordable housing in New York City, which included litigating building-wide Housing Part (HP) actions to obtain essential repair work and advising tenant associations on their rights. Prior to AAFE, Jonathan worked in private practice, where he represented low-wage immigrant employees in the areas of wage and hour and employment discrimination cases. Jonathan also serves as a Co-Chairperson for the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Government Service & Public Interest committee. Mr. Hernandez received his J.D. and Master’s in Environmental Law & Policy from Vermont Law School and his undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University. He is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey.


September 22, 2018
Pro Bono Refresher, Part I: Housing and Employment Labor Law
9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM