Monday, June 6, 2016

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center hires new housing attorney

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center recently announced that Jennifer Netburn is the organization's Housing Initiative Attorney.   In this role, Netburn will play an active role coordinating the Center's participation in the D.C. Right to Housing Initiative and will assist staffing two Center programs, the Landlord Tenant Resource Center and the Saturday Advice & Referral Clinic.

According to the email announcing the news,

Jennie comes to us from the D.C. Tenants' Rights Center, where she provided a variety of low-cost legal services, including representation, to tenants in disputes with their landlords. Prior to joining the D.C. Tenants’ Rights Center Jennie worked as a staff attorney for D.C. Law Students In Court, where she represented low-income tenants in Landlord Tenant Court. During law school Jennie worked on housing issues as a law clerk for Legal Counsel for the Elderly and the Legal Aid Society. Prior to law school Jennie helped to organize tenant associations as a trainer at Housing Counseling Services and worked on disability cases in various roles at Bread for the City.

Jennie can be reached at and by phone at 202-737-4700 ext. 3380.

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