ABOUT US

  Legal Justice Access, Inc. (LJA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit legal services organization providing legal representation to low - income individuals and underrepresented persons in Essex County and neighboring Greater Boston towns.


PROGRAMS OR LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED

The Immigration Legal Representation Program provides legal advice and legal representation in Immigration law to newcomers, unaccompanied minors, Asylum seekers and other immigrants seeking adjustment of status, work authorization, family petition, and citizenship to ensure immigrant integration and advancement. 


The Family Law Legal Representation Program provides legal advice and legal representation in custody, parenting time, child support, divorce, divorce mediation,
MGL CH. 209 A/258 E matters, etc.
The Community Law Project provides a platform for educating individuals in low-income communities about legal issues that affect their everyday lives.


The Legal Health Aid Program - Legal Justice Access partners with medical professionals to help low-income patients navigate housing, credit, and public benefit issues.


The Domestic Violence Victims' Advocacy Unit provides legal Advocacy to victims and connects victims and their children to needed resources.  

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 Hon. Judge Leslie Harris

Retired Associate Justice

Suffolk County Juvenile Court



Paula Kaldis, Esq.
Assistant Dean and Professor of Law at The Massachusetts School of Law



Ann French, Esq.
Business Attorney at Aziom Law



Ursula Fury-Perry, Esq.

Criminal Justice Program Director, Becker College



Arvi Schott, Esq.
Attorney at Law Office of Arvi Schott



Monica Aryitey, Esq.
Private Attorney in Worcester Massachusetts



Shukla Biswas, M.S.
Legal Research Consultant at Massachusetts School of Law



Faustina Willi, JD, LLB


 

Caryl Garcia, Esq.

Rodriguez - Stern P.C.





STAFF & VOLUNTEERS

 Catherine Okoh, Esq.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Calvin G. Carrasco, Esq.
SUPERVISING ATTORNEY


Courtney Bassi, Esq.
VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY


Eloa Celedon, Esq.
VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY


Tanya Hall, Esq.

VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY
             

Ari F. Castel, Esq.

VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY


Jennifer Ezeigwe, Esq.

VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY


Titi Finnih 

PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR