Lecturer on Law
Julia Devanthéry joined the Legal Services Center as Staff Attorney for the Mattapan Initiative in 2013. She became a Clinical Instructor in April of 2015, and now co-teaches and supervises students enrolled in the Housing Clinic. She also maintains a caseload of post-foreclosure, private housing, and subsidized housing eviction cases, and practices primarily in the Boston Housing Court. Previously, Ms. Devanthéry was the Manager of Legal Advocacy at HomeStart, Inc. where she represented low-income tenants on the verge of homelessness. Prior to working at HomeStart, she was clinical law fellow at Northeastern University School of Law’s Domestic Violence Institute. Ms. Devanthéry received her juris doctor from Northeastern School of Law in 2009. As a law student Ms. Devanthéry completed internships with Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services, the Civil Rights Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, and she clerked for Magistrate Judge Leo T. Sorokin at the District Court of Massachusetts. She graduated from Brown University in 2004 with a B.A. in Sociology.