Staff Attorney, Housing Unit
J.D., (magna cum laude) Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2009)
M.A., Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2006)
B.A., Linguistics (honours), York University (1997)
Uri Strauss joined Community Legal Aid in 2012. He is a Staff Attorney in the Housing Unit, where he worlks as part of the HomeCorps foreclosure defense team funded by the Office of the Attorney General. Prior to joining CLA, Uri worked for the Western Massachusetts office of the American Friends Service Committee, where he focused on foreclosure and civil rights matters; the Service Employees International Union, where he was involved with campaigns to win recognition for hospital workers; and the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, where he handled discrimination, immigration and tax matters. Uri also interned in Greater Boston Legal Services’ Employment Unit, where he handled unemployment insurance, FMLA, tax, and wage and hour cases. Uri is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and the U.S. District of Massachusetts.