“It’s an honor to support individuals who are seeking justice and equal treatment under the law, striving to make workplaces safe and respectful for all.”
Daniela M. Bernstein is a paralegal at Correia & Puth, PLLC and contributes to all aspects of the firm’s representation of clients. Ms. Bernstein gathers information and conducts interviews with potential clients, and also provides support for the firm’s litigation docket by assisting with case development and presentation, interviewing witnesses, organizing and maintaining discovery, and providing trial preparation and support.
Ms. Bernstein graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Rights, as well as a degree in Hebrew Bible from the Jewish Theological Seminary. At Columbia, Ms. Bernstein was elected to the School of General Studies Student Council, where she advocated for the needs of non-traditional students before the school administration. Ms. Bernstein also served as a Director of Nightline Peer Listening, Columbia’s peer-to-peer mental health hotline. In that position she oversaw and supported the work of Nightline listeners as they guided callers through mental health challenges and crises, and she implemented advances in caller communications during the Covid-19 pandemic. As a trained listener, she also fielded calls from Columbia students and trained other student listeners.
Prior to becoming Correia & Puth’s paralegal, Ms. Bernstein worked for the ACLU of Northern California. As Legal Policy Clerk, she supported the work of the organization’s Education and Racial and Economic Justice teams, coordinated administrative and logistical processes for the Civil Liberties Intake program, and reviewed and analyzed documents to support projects on immigrant detainee advocacy.