Jennifer L. Osterhoudt, L.H.R. has worked for Kirk & Teff since 2011. Ms. Osterhoudt is a lifelong Hudson Valley resident. She graduated from Red Hook High School and Dutchess Community College. After getting married Ms. Osterhoudt returned to Dutchess Community College earning a Paralegal Degree; she then received her Bachelor Degree in Sociology/Criminology at SUNY New Paltz. Before joining Kirk & Teff she worked as a paralegal practicing in various areas of law which included Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security among others. During this time, her husband was injured and became disabled. She experienced firsthand what disabled individuals and their families go through while trying to obtain their Social Security benefits. It was then that Ms. Osterhoudt decided she wanted to focus her career on helping disabled people. She went through the licensing process so she could personally fight for her clients to obtain their Social Security benefits.