Mejias, 38, of Farmingdale is running on the Democratic and Republican party lines. Presently, she is the principal law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Edmund M. Dane. She was principal law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Edward A. Maron from January 2009 to 2016. Previously, she was assistant town attorney for the Town of North Hempstead from 2006 to 2008, an associate at DeSena & Sweeney LLP from 2005 to 2006, and a litigation associate for Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP from 2004 to 2005. Mejias received a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a law degree from Columbia University School of Law. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2005. Mejias is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association. She was a delegate for the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York from 2014 to 2015, president of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association from 2013 to 2014, and president of the Nassau Chapter of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association from 2011 to 2012.