Biography

Esther Limb joined Her Justice in 2008.  She is currently responsible for collaborating with a team of staff attorneys, pro bono coordinators, and volunteer attorneys to provide advice, legal advocacy services, and free legal representation to women living in poverty in NYC in the areas of matrimonial, family law, and immigration claims pursuant to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  Specifically, Esther trains and mentors approximately 80 volunteer attorneys at more than 20 law firms regarding immigration cases with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), litigation strategy, and changes in the law and legal procedures.  She also develops and implements Continuing Legal Education (CLE) training programs for volunteer attorneys, directly represents 10-20 in-house clients on immigration matters, manages a caseload of 50-60 clients seeking free representation and advice, and collaborates with advocates and other community-based organizations to provide legal and social services to clients at the New York City Family Justice Centers.

Upon graduating from law school Esther was an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center in Washington D.C.  Prior to Her Justice, Esther held the position of Supervising Attorney, Courtroom Advocates Project with Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services.  Esther graduated with a B.A. in Politics from Pomona College in 1997 and obtained her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2004.

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