Professor Teixeira de Sousa serves as the advisor for the Family Law concentration
at New England law | Boston and teaches Education and the Law, Education and Class Mobility, Family Law, and Property. She also leads the school's First Generation Students Program
. Before joining the New England Law faculty in 2007, she was staff attorney at Rhode Island Legal Services, where she began practicing in 2002 as a Skadden Fellow. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Roger Williams University School of Law and served as a trainer for the Legal Services Training Consortium of New England. She is a founding member and past chair of the Rhode Island Education Justice Council and has been a presenter on issues of equity and education at a number of programs.