Elizabeth P. Shay, Esq.

Director of Homeowner's Rights

WHAT DO YOU DO AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

Manage all housing legal services, assigning cases, supervising staff attorneys and volunteer attorneys, mentor legal interns and strategize with agency leaders in order to anticipate and respond to emerging legal needs.

WHY DO YOU WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

My clients are my neighbors and I want to devote my time, talent and treasure to making sure they are treated fairly by society and the legal justice system. I want to help my clients understand how our government works and how best to order their lives so that they may remain safe, secure and independent in their homes and community.

HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I am proud that I have been given the opportunity to educate my clients, the greater senior community, judges and other attorneys about reverse mortgages and give instruction about the advantages and disadvantages of this financial product.

AFFILIATIONS

A member of the Steering Committee for the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Court and participant in the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank Community Affairs Coalition

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Creates Potential Wave of Homelessness for Widows

JOINED STAFF

2008

BEFORE SENIORLAW CENTER

My 30 year legal career includes stints as a judicial clerk, a litigation associate, university counsel and public service attorney.

HAILS FROM

River Edge (Bergen County), New Jersey

EDUCATION

University of Illinois, BA

St. Louis University School of Law, JD