Staff Attorney Joins JDC to Defend Low-Income Tenants From Eviction

Burchell-AnthonyThe Justice & Diversity Center welcomes Tony Burchell as its new staff attorney for the Right to Civil Counsel Program (RTCC).

Burchell will provide full-scope representation to defendants in unlawful detainer cases; help support volunteer attorneys serving low-income people in unlawful detainer cases; and assist litigants with discovery while JDC works to find volunteer attorneys to take their cases.

Before joining JDC, Burchell was a senior staff attorney at the Eviction Defense Collaborative in San Francisco. He also worked as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Richard C. Bosson of the New Mexico Supreme Court.