Christine Waters is a staff attorney at Disability Rights New York (DRNY) in the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) program. From 2010 to 2017, Christine served as the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries (PATBI) attorney for New York State, first at Legal Services of Central New York, and, since 2014, at DRNY. Christine is a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law. She completed a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University. In each capacity -- social work and lawyer -- she has long been an advocate for individuals with disabilities.