Tag Archives: CIvil Legal Services

New Staff Attorneys Help CFJ Provide Critical Legal Services to Domestic Violence Victims

For victims of domestic violence, confronting their abusers in a courtroom often takes extraordinary courage. Too often, victims must go to court alone–without the benefit of qualified legal counsel—because they lack the financial resources to retain lawyers to help them seek safety, security and justice. For the past several months, The Center for Family Justice […]

CFJ Wins Grant from Impact Fairfield County

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that on May 1 it was chosen as one of two $100,000 grant recipients from Impact Fairfield County, a philanthropic giving circle comprised of women from throughout Fairfield County. This prestigious and competitive grant was awarded to CFJ for its proposal to launch an innovative program, […]

CFJ Partner Interview: JLC Attorney Clarissa Matthews Lee

Editor’s Note: In 2016, The Center for Family Justice launched The Justice Legal Center, Connecticut’s first legal incubator. The incubator–part of a growing national trend- welcomed five attorneys interested in launching solo legal practices committed to social justice and supporting victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. As the JLC  prepares to welcome its […]