A Different Kind of Real Estate Law 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

Jean L. Chou, Esq.
Principal

Elizabeth Aquino, Esq.

Senior Counsel

Elizabeth Aquino, Esq.
Senior Counsel

Keren Birnbaum, Esq.

Of Counsel

Keren Birnbaum, Esq.
Of Counsel

Benjamin Brookhim, J.D.

Law Clerk

Benjamin Brookhim, J.D.
Law Clerk

Julia Kutsch, J.D.

Law clerk

Julia Kutsch, J.D.
Law clerk

Loren M. Carter

Senior Paralegal

Loren M. Carter
Senior Paralegal

Saima Shaw

Senior Paralegal

Saima Shaw
Senior Paralegal

Ibania Cordova

PARALEGAL

Ibania Cordova
PARALEGAL

Jayda Burghardt

Law Clerk

Jayda Burghardt
Law Clerk

Emily Barney

COMPTROLLER & Operations Manager

Emily Barney
COMPTROLLER & Operations Manager

Kathleen Berry

Office Manager

Kathleen Berry
Office Manager

Matt Scaptura

Legal Assistant

Matt Scaptura
Legal Assistant

Ellis Fontana

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Ellis Fontana
LEGAL ASSISTANT

Benjamin Brookhim, J.D.

Law Clerk

Julia Kutsch, J.D.

Law clerk

Loren M. Carter

Senior Paralegal

Saima Shaw

Senior Paralegal

Ibania Cordova

PARALEGAL

Jayda Burghardt

Law Clerk

Emily Barney

COMPTROLLER & Operations Manager

Kathleen Berry

Office Manager

Matt Scaptura

Legal Assistant

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

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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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