Julia Lake, Poverty Justice Solutions Fellow, Tenants' Rights

Julia is a Poverty Justice Solutions Fellow in the Tenants’ Rights Unit, where she represents low-income tenants in housing court and administrative proceedings and advises clients at NYLAG’s Brooklyn Single Stop clinics.  Prior to law school, Julia was a paralegal at the Center for Family Representation in Manhattan.  During law school, she interned with NYLAG’s Special Litigation Unit, MFY Legal Services’ Housing Preservation Project, and the Legal Aid Society’s Homeless Rights Project.  She also volunteered with the Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office (CLARO) and South Brooklyn Legal Services’ NYCHA Hearings Project and was a clinic student with the Urban Justice Center’s Community Development Project.  Julia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and her J.D. from New York University School of Law.