2017 Speakers

Matthew Bernstein
Session #7, #12, #63

Matthew Bernstein is a staff attorney at Pegasus Legal Services for Children. He represents children in abuse/neglect and special education cases and focuses on stopping the school-to-prison pipeline. He graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico School of Law. He holds a master’s degree in United States history from UNM, where his thesis focused on race relations and education, and a Level II New Mexico teacher’s license. Prior to attending law school, Matthew taught English, history, and economics at Amy Biehl High School in downtown Albuquerque.