The Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has announced that Julia Devanthéry, Staff Attorney at the Wilmer Hale Legal Services Center has been selected as an “Up and Coming Lawyer”. She will be honored for her contributions to the legal community on May 1st, at the Annual Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Excellence in the Law event.
Julia joined the Legal Services Center as Staff Attorney for the Mattapan Initiative in 2013 and has been an invaluable member ever since. Her colleagues describe her as a person with great strength, conviction, and initiative.
Prior to joining the Legal Services Center, Julia served as the Manager of Legal Advocacy at HomeStart, Inc. where she represented low-income tenants facing homelessness. She has also worked as a Clinical Law Fellow at Northeastern University School of Law’s Domestic Violence Institute. Julia received her juris doctor from Northeastern School of Law in 2009.