- Lecturer in Law
Tashi Lhewa is the Supervising Attorney of the Legal Aid Society’s Consumer Law Project. He oversees the Project’s work providing representation, legislative and regulatory advocacy, trainings and outreach to low-income New York City residents. Tashi represents clients in state and federal courts on a variety of consumer debt maters. He co-hosts the New York City Consumer Advocates Taskforce and Broken Lease Taskforce. He also is a member of the New York City Bar Civil Court Committee, and serves on the New York State State ADR Advisory Committee and New York State Supreme Court (Civil) and Legal Services Advisory Committees on E-filing. Prior to joining the Legal Aid Society in 2009, Tashi worked at the Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, where he practiced Family and Housing Law. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota, and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2006.