Jamirah Williams-Johnson is a paralegal-advocate for the Family Support and Health Care program at Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy. She serves individuals and families.
Before joining Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy in May of 2023, she was a Legal Support Analyst at the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Jamirah conducted investigations and assisted in the prosecution of white-collar crimes in the Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau. Prior to that she was a Nutrition and Outreach Educational Program Paralegal-Coordinator at Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.
Jamirah participated in community outreach and assisted people with receiving SNAP benefits and community resources for food. Previous to that she was the Housing and Private Attorney Involvement Intern at Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.
Jamirah holds a Bachelor’s of Science from the State University of New York at Fredonia where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a dual major in Social Work and Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology. She received her MS in Legal Studies from Albany Law School of Union University.
In her free time, Jamirah enjoys to travel and explore new places, adventurous and fun activities, read, and spend time with her family and friends. She joined Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy because, “the Advocacy Center mission aligns with my career goals of pursuing justice, helping others strengthen their wellbeing, and ensuring people have access to basic necessities.”