Janine Dunlap Kiah, Esq.

Project Director, Pursuing Justice for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Pennsylvania

WHAT DO YOU DO AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I oversee a federally funded state-wide initiative to increase access justice for seniors with intergenerational custody matters. This will be achieved by developing a network of community partners and pro bono attorneys to represent seniors, direct representation, individual and systemic advocacy, and community outreach.

WHY DO YOU WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I am a longtime supporter of public interest initiatives and have been a provider of pro bono legal services through my own law practice and as partnered with local nonprofits for over a decade. I am thrilled to share her experience and talents in relationship building, litigation, and advocacy with the SeniorLAW Center.

HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

Advocacy, both individual and systemic. Impact is greater when those in power change how processes work so that all benefit, not just those with means

OTHER LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AND WAYS YOU GIVE BACK?

Executive Committee Member for Cipriani Inn of Court and Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia

AFFILIATIONS

Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inns of Court

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Barristers’ Association

LGBTQ Bar Association

PERSONAL FACT

It is a dream to be in a position to earn a living by serving others. I am being paid to help people when I have volunteered my services for many years. This is a full-circle moment of living my life on purpose. I am grateful to SeniorLAW Center for the opportunity to do so.

JOINED STAFF

2019

BEFORE SENIORLAW CENTER

Momasso & Associates, Owner

Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, Partner

Freedman & Lorry, Associate

HAILS FROM

Philadelphia

EDUCATION

Villanova Law School

Westminster Choir College