Meet CLASI supervising attorney, Olga Beskrone! I have worked as a Legal Aid advocate for my entire career, starting while I was still in law school at Rutgers University. I worked for Camden Regional Legal Services as a 3rd year law student helping senior citizens. After law school, I didn’t want to do any other […]
Meet CLASI Elder Law Paralegal, Antionette Johnson! I was motivated to become a legal aid advocate after working in the private sector as a legal assistant/paralegal. While I knew I wanted to be a paralegal, the private sector was not for me. When I started as a paralegal with Community Legal Aid Society, I knew […]
We all want fairness in the civil justice system. But how is fairness possible in a world where so many people cannot afford legal help? This short video provides an easy-to-understand explanation of what civil legal aid is, and why it matters so much.
Meet CLASI volunteer attorney in Sussex County, Zita Dresner! I was motivated to become a legal aid advocate after serving as a nursing home volunteer for the DC Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program while working as an English Professor at the University of the District of Columbia. I took a leave of absence from UDC to […]