Betsey Jean-Jacques, Esq. is an Associate Attorney at Mental Hygiene Legal Service (MHLS), Appellate Division Second Department. She has been with the agency since 2007. She represents adults and children admitted to in-patient psychiatric facilities. She has also represented people in Article 81 Guardianships. Ms. Jean-Jacques obtained a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Masters in Social Work (M.S.W.) from Syracuse University College of Law in 2006. She received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Fordham University in 2002.
Ms. Jean-Jacques serves a co-chair of the WBASNY Diversity committee. She is also a board member of Catholic Lawyers Guild, Kings County Chapter and a member of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Kings County.