Committee Chairs

Sergio Jimenez. - Co-Chair
Director - Civil Justice Practice

SergioSergio was born in Costa Rica and grew up in seven different countries.  He received a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy and English Literature from McGill University in Montreal.  He then attended the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where he graduated in 2005.  Sergio has bar admittance in Colorado, New York, Washington DC and the Federal Bar.

Before joining the Brooklyn Defender Services, Sergio worked at Bushwick Housing & Legal Assistance where he was the director for two and a half years and was part of the program for four years prior, as a staff attorney.  As an advocate for vulnerable populations, he has litigated housing court cases, administrative hearings and appeals of all kinds in landlord/ tenant law.

He is very excited to be a part of Brooklyn Defender Services and to promote social justice throughout the borough.


Keisha A. Williams, Esq. - Co-Chair
Western New York Law Center 

Keisha WilliamsKeisha A. Williams of Buffalo became co-chair of the Committee on Legal Aid in June 2014. Williams is a staff attorney with the Western New York Law Center. A four-year member of the State Bar, Williams is a member of the Real Property Law Section. Williams graduated from Pace University School of Law.