Pro Bono Coordinator
Carmen Gonzalez worked at Western Massachusetts Legal Services (WMLS) and the Massachusetts Justice Project (MJP) for over 25 years before coming to CLA in January 2014. Carmen joined the staff at WMLS in 1988 as the part-time Secretary for the Volunteer Lawyers Service (VLS) and as the part-time Accounting Assistant. In 1990, she became the VLS Paralegal and continued in that capacity at the Mass. Justice Project and currently at Community Legal Aid. She assists clients in Central and Western Mass. with referrals to the private bar for assistance with their legal issues. She also coordinates the Uncontested Divorce Clinic in Hampden County and assists with the coordination of the Senior Partners for Justice Limited Assistance Representation Project at the Hampden County Probate Court.