Liz earned her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Prior to working at the Law Offices of Joshua Goldstein, Liz worked at another Boston-area immigration law firm where her work included cases related to naturalization, family-based adjustment of status, consular processing, VAWA, and Special Immigrant Juveniles.
While in law school, Liz was a member of the International Law Society, and served as a research assistant for Professor Hope Lewis. She completed four co-ops, at two immigration and criminal defense law firms in Boston, Massachusetts; at the Fulton County State Court in Atlanta, Georgia; and with the Proyecto de Derechos Economicos, Sociales y Culturales in Mexico City.
Before attending law school, Liz had the opportunity to travel to Ecuador where she studied Spanish. While traveling and living abroad, she became interested in advocating for immigrants in the United States. She also worked as an intern with both Catholic Charities and Lutheran Family Services prior to law school.Through these experiences she developed her passion for working with immigrants.
She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and serves as a Volunteer Attorney with the Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC) in Boston