Megan Parker-Johnson is an Associate Immigration Attorney at the Boston immigration law firm of the Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. She is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
While in law school, Megan was a member of the National Lawyers Guild, the International Law Society, and served as a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing. She completed co-ops, or internships, at the U.S. District Court in San Juan Puerto Rico with Magistrate Judge Bruce McGiverin; with the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services; with the Commission on Immigration of the American Bar Association in Washington, D.C.; and with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Washington, D.C. She received an Equal Justice America Fellowship to complete her work with Greater Boston Legal Services.
Megan is fluent in Spanish. Before studying law, Megan lived for two and a half years in Ecuador. During her time in Ecuador, she taught English and served as a global ambassador in the LanguageCorps program. She also worked as a legal and research assistant to the partner at the Ecuadorian law firm of Paz Horowitz. She developed her passion for immigration law through her time in Ecuador and through her experience working as an immigration paralegal at an immigration law firm in Boston.
Megan is a member of the New England chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. She is also a member of the Boston Bar Association and is currently the Co-Chair of the New Lawyers section of the Immigration Section of the Boston Bar Association.
Megan also engages in pro bono work. In 2015, through the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project, Megan helped represent detained immigrant mothers and children at the Family Detention Facility in Dilley, Texas.