As the Director of Legal Sevics & Development, Atossa both oversees the legal team and heads development efforts of the project. Atossa graduated from New York Law School after earning her Master's degree in Foreign Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C. where her focus was in human rights and transnational crime/corruption. Her objective is to provide a voice for those who may not have the power or ability to be heard. Atossa currently litigates and family law matters in Family and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts and supervises the staff attorneys. She has been a faculty presenter with the Public Law Institute, training new attorneys on working with pro bono clients. She has also presented CLEs to Judges and Attorneys on DV & Disability, Ethics, Family Law and Representing Male-Identified Survivors. Her experience working with survivors comes not only from her experience at DVP but also from her experiences interning with NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services Legal Department and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, Crimes Against Children Bureau. She is fluent in Farsi.