Prior to starting her own law firm, Ms. Papa was employed at the law firm of DerGarabedian and Dillon where she once again worked with former Nassau County District Attorney, Dennis Dillon. While at DerGarabedian and Dillon, Ms. Papa zealously represented and defended the rights of many clients who were charged with a variety of criminal offenses including – Murder, Assault, Burglary, Robbery, Criminal Sale and Possession of Controlled Substances, Driving While Intoxicated, Larceny.

Ms. Papa attended Providence College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1998. In 1999, she went on to attend the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 2002.

Ms. Papa is an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association as well as the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association.