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Intimate Partner Violence and Technology Abuse 2019: Representing the Legal Services Client in the New York State Courts

Author(s): Terry Lawson
Practice Area: Litigation, Professional Skills, Pro Bono
Published: Aug 2019
PLI Item #: 248031
CHB Spine #: 155

Terry Lawson is the Director of Bronx Legal Services's (BLS) Family and Immigration Unit. Terry has been representing survivors of intimate partner violence in a wide range of family, matrimonial, and immigration law matters for the past twelve years. She is the co-founder of the Bronx Immigration Partnership and co-runs the Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable. She is an active member of the NYS Advisory Council on Immigration Issues in Family Court, the ICE Out of Courts Coalition, and the Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence. Prior to joining BLS, Terry was a litigation associate with Sidley Austin LLP, where she represented Her Justice clients through its pro bono and externship programs. Terry has a bachelor’s degree from Yale, a Masters of Public Policy from Harvard, and a Juris Doctorate and a Certificate in Refugee and Humanitarian Emergencies from Georgetown.