Gina Teixeira began working at Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Inc. (CLRP), in 2003 as a Paralegal Advocate. Before going to CLRP, she taught English at New Haven Adult Education where she advocated for her students in many ways. After she graduated from law school in 2011, she accepted a position at CLRP as a Staff Attorney. She litigates cases in Connecticut State courts and she is admitted to practice in Federal court in Connecticut. She also represents clients in Probate court and in administrative hearings including section 8 terminations, public housing grievances, and social security appeals. She serves on the Board of Directors of Connecticut's new non-profit P&A, Disability Rights Connecticut.