2019 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs

Kyra M. Hazilla

Biography

Ms. Hazilla has been involved in lawyer wellness at the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program since 2014 as an Attorney Counselor, a Group Facilitator, and Educator. She is also the legal director for CASA for Children. 

Kyra is a 2006 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (JD) and School of Social Work (MSW), and studied psychology and music at Vassar College (BA, 2002).  She was a public defender practicing juvenile law for most of her legal career, advocating for children and families struggling with myriad challenges. 

She is a trained counselor having completed more than 3,500 postgraduate social service hours, whose experience includes crisis intervention, working with victims of sexual assault, drug and alcohol dependency, and many years helping domestic violence survivors and their children. She loves making music with her children and dragging her whole family on hikes.