Jennifer Healey

Jen Healey joined Goldstein & Associates in August, 2017. She represents asylum-seekers and immigrants before Immigration Court and USCIS, and has advocated for many detained immigrants in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Before joining Goldstein & Associates, Jen was a Public Interest Scholar at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and provided pro bono legal services through the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Child Advocacy Unit; Human Right First, Refugee Representation Unit; the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit; the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services (CARES); Open Hands Legal Services; and other non-profit organizations. Through these organizations, she prosecuted violations of protective orders, represented children in dependency proceedings, and successfully defended immigrants in deportation proceedings before Philadelphia Immigration Court. She also worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Michele Pistone. Prior to law school, Jen investigated child abuse and counseled at-risk youth for three years. She studied Clinical Psychology at Liberty University, where she competed in Track & Field (Heptathlon) and was enrolled in the Honors Program. Jen is thrilled to be an advocate for immigrants and to hear the many compelling stories her clients have to share with her.

 

Education:

J.D. Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, 2017

B.S. Liberty University, 2011

 

Admissions

Pennsylvania