c/o 596 Acres, Inc.

16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor

New York NY 10004

(347) 469-0596





Anthony Mohen, Esq.
anthony [at] mohensegal.com

Anthony is an attorney, mediator, and native of New York State who has lived in Brooklyn for over five years. Starting in January 2013, he will be a Foreclosure Prevention Attorney with Grow Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union. In the past he has supervised students at the NYU School of Law Mediation Clinic and worked at the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. He also volunteers with the Foundation for Responsible and Open Government (FROG), is the Treasurer at the Prospect Park CSA and is a Master Composter with the NYC Compost Project. He spends his spare time biking, reading philosophy, and hanging out with his cats.

Paula Z. Segal, Esq.
 paula [at] mohensegal.com 

Paula is an attorney and educator who has lived in Brooklyn for twelve years. She is also the founder, Executive Director and Legal Director for NYC Community Land Access Programs of 596 Acres, a non-profit organization that supports transformation of vacant public land into sustainable community institutions. Paula is a graduate of City University of New York Law School at Queens College, where she was a Haywood Burns Fellow in Human and Civil Rights. While at CUNY, she worked in the Economic Justice Project at Main Street Legal Services as a public benefits advocate and was the Events Editor of the New York City Law Review; she also interned at the Community Service Society of New York, the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Environmental Justice Unit, and the Legal Aid Society of New York Juvenile Rights Practice Special Litigation Unit. She worked at Rankin & Taylor during law school and after; as well as in the Disaster Recovery Unit at Staten Island Legal Services in the wake of Sandy. Paula is a founding member of the NYC National Lawyers Guild Street Law Team. Before joining the legal profession, Paula was a messenger, taught English to Speakers of Other Languages, developed curricula for student-centered language learning and ran an all-volunteer adult English school on the Lower East Side. She was also a member of the Empty Vessel Project.


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