Sophia Polites, Esq.

Staff Attorney (Montgomery County)

WHAT DO YOU DO AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I provide emergency legal services to residents of Delaware and Montgomery Counties.

WHY DO YOU WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I have a passion for advocating on behalf of victims of abuse and that passion led me to SeniorLAW Center.

HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I focus her efforts in Montgomery and Delaware Counties where I provide legal services to senior victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation. I provide direct services to senior victims of financial abuse to ensure that the exploitation is stopped and advocates for victims in civil court to recover stolen funds and property when possible.

OTHER LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AND WAYS YOU GIVE BACK?

I am a graduate of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Leadership Academy which consists of an inclusive group of present and future leaders.

AFFILIATIONS

I participate in the Montgomery County Elder Access to Justice Roundtable.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

I conduct community outreach workshops, as well as professional workshops. These workshops focus on Financial Exploitation, and informing and addressing legal challenges today’s seniors face.

JOINED STAFF

2017

BEFORE SENIORLAW CENTER

Prior to joining SeniorLAW, I worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. There, I was assigned to the Sex Crimes Unit where she handled human trafficking cases, sexual assault cases involving adult victims, and child sexual and physical abuse.

HAILS FROM

Pennsylvania

EDUCATION

Temple ’07

Rutgers Law – Camden ’11