2019 Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network Conference 
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Elizabeth A. Justesen

Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County
Community Outreach Director
Central Islip NY
Elizabeth is currently the community outreach director of the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County and conducts numerous programs educating community members on the various issues they confront in the court system and knowing their rights. Previously, Elizabeth was a practicing defense attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County for 10 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and, for the last five years, she has overseen and developed the Social Work Bureau within the organization. Elizabeth is the chair of the Resources sub-committee for the Suffolk County Re-Entry Task Force, which works to improve the lives of parolees re-entering the community. Elizabeth is also the supervising attorney for Breaking Barriers, a pro bono project at Touro Law School that assists persons with criminal convictions overcome barriers to employment and educational licenses through the application of certificates and sealing motions.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, June 5

4:00pm EDT