Alyssa Navarrete, JD

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
716 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: 443-923-9555
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: January 07, 2019

Alyssa Navarrete

Discipline Coordinators: Special Education
Specialty Resource Contacts: Medical legal partnership, special education law
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Medical legal partnership Project HEAL
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


Alyssa Navarrete is a staff attorney at Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law), a community-based program of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Alyssa earned a bachelor's degree in communications and Spanish from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in 2011, and a juris doctor at the University Of Maryland Francis King Carey School Of Law in 2014. After law school, Alyssa worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Pamela J. White on the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Thereafter, she began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Post Conviction Defenders Division of the Office of the Public Defender. She spent over two years there practicing in Circuit Courts throughout Maryland. In January of 2017, Alyssa received the Spirit Award, an honor given annually to the post conviction attorney who best embodies the mission of the Post Conviction Defenders Division. Immediately prior to joining Project HEAL, Alyssa worked as a staff attorney in the mental health unit at Disability Rights Maryland.