A Different
Kind of Firm

At JLC & Associates, we practice with compassion and advocate from a vision that prioritizes integrity and client service. Inclusion, diversity and community impact are important values within our organization. We guide our clients through life’s greatest milestones with skill, ingenuity and over 25+ years of combined legal expertise while actively contributing to pro bono matters for GLAAD, New Women New Yorkers and the New York City Bar Justice Center.

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Our Legal Team

Jean L. Chou, Esq.

Principal

Elizabeth Aquino, Esq.

Senior Associate Attorney

Keren Birnbaum, Esq.

Of Counsel

Loren M. Carter

Paralegal

Julia Kutsch

Law clerk

Jayda Burghardt

Law Clerk

Benjamin Brookhim

Law Clerk

Kathleen Berry

Office Manager

Matt Scaptura

Legal Assistant

Emily Barney

COMPTROLLER & Operations Manager

Ibania Cordova

JUNIOR PARALEGAL

Ellis Fontana

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Loren M. Carter

Paralegal

Julia Kutsch

Law clerk

Jayda Burghardt

Law Clerk

Benjamin Brookhim

Law Clerk

Kathleen Berry

Office Manager

Matt Scaptura

Legal Assistant

Emily Barney

COMPTROLLER & Operations Manager

Ibania Cordova

JUNIOR PARALEGAL

Ellis Fontana

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Experience the Fundamentally Human Side of Law

Real Estate
Transactions

commercial
leasing

cooperative &
condominium board

lender & financing
Representation

Estate sales
and planning

LATEST PRO BONO INITIATIVES
Feb. 1. 2020 // We've joined the City Bar Justice Center's Homeowner Stability Project, New Women New Yorkers and GLAAD in a number of pro bono and volunteer opportunities this year. #giveback

We're Everywhere!

We represent clients in real estate transactions all over New York City.
Check our interactive map for a sample size of properties we've closed.

PROPERTIES WE'VE CLOSED

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