Tuozhi Lorna Zhen, Staff Attorney, Matrimonial & Family Law

Lorna is a staff attorney in the Matrimonial and Family Law Unit at NYLAG. Lorna represents survivors of domestic violence in Family and Supreme Court in cases involving divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, visitation and family offenses, as well as collateral issues such as immigration and victim’s compensation. Lorna works closely with clients from Asian immigrant communities and supporting organizations to help clients understand and navigate the legal system while remaining sensitive to cultural differences and issues. Prior to joining NYLAG, Lorna was an agency attorney with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) for two and a half years where she represented the agency on child abuse and neglect cases in the Bronx. Lorna received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 2010 where she received the Family Law Award and worked part time as a student attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services representing survivors of domestic violence in divorce proceedings. Lorna graduated with honors from the University of Virginia in 2007 where she double majored in History and Economics, with a minor in Art History.