Senior Supervising Attorney
J.D. (cum laude), New York University (2006) B.A., History (magna cum laude), Brown University (2001) Ellen VanScoyoc worked at Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts for over 3 years before the program joined with Western Massachusetts Legal Services to form Community Legal Aid in 2011. Ellen joined the Central West Justice Center in 2014. Ellen is a senior supervising attorney specializing in immigration law. Ellen supervises the Immigration Unit advocates and represents immigrant survivors of domestic violence and asylum seekers in immigration cases. Prior to joining LACCM, Ellen worked for Greater Boston Legal Services as an attorney in their Housing Unit and represented asylum seekers as a pro bono attorney with the Political Asylum/ Immigration Representation project in Boston. Ellen is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts. She is proficient in Spanish and is learning Portuguese.