Zoila M. Gomez.
Attorney Zoila M. Gomez is joining Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim at the Haverhill Democratic City Committee’s forum on “Immigration and Civil Rights,” Monday, March 27.
Gomez graduated from Northern Essex Community College, UMass Lowell and Massachusetts School of Law, Andover. After being licensed to practice law in 2006, she opened her law offices and began serving immigrants north of Boston and beyond. She is now the managing partner of the law firm Gomez and Palumbo.
In the fall of 2011, she returned to Northern Essex as a professor of Immigration Law and Policy. She is also the board chair of the Youth Development Organization, a nonprofit organization seeking to engage students in Lawrence after school programs. She is a member of the board of trustees for Lawrence Evangelical Church and a former member of the UMass Board of Trustees having been appointed by Governor Deval Patrick. Most recently, she was appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker to the Judicial Nominating Commission.
The forum, open to the public, takes place Monday, March 27, 7 p.m., at Haverhill Public Library Auditorium. For more information, email Bill Cox at [email protected] or call 978-374-6297.