Tressy Jean Austin

Volunteer

Tressy Jean Austin has been a Legal Administrative Intern with Community Lawyers for 6 years. In 2016, she attended GDS Institute Vocational College in South Gate, California, and graduated with a certification from the Administrative Office Assistant Training Program.  She then attended Fremont College in Los Angeles and graduated with an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies in 2017 while homeless and living in a shelter in Downtown Los Angeles’s Skid Row. Tressy has enjoyed giving back to her community by assisting clients with intakes and appointments for family law, immigration, special education, and tenant law.