Silvia Contreras

Silvia joined Centro Legal on December 1st., 2016. She is originally from Mexico City. She graduated as bilingual secretary in Mexico. Since she emigrated to the U.S., she has worked in the private sector as administrative secretary. In 2000, she joined Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights giving administrative support to all the attorneys. Later on, she worked full time with the Asylum Program as a paralegal, interviewing clients to determined if they qualified for asylum, among other tasks. She is very compassionate with the clients and cares for disadvantage individuals and is excited to join the fight for tenants’ rights at Centro Legal.