Clients’ Stories

NF’s Story

GJP met NF when he was only 17 but facing serious criminal charges.  NF comes from a tight knight, low-income family. He wanted to contribute to the family income but had not completed high school and had no work skills … Continue reading

WJ’s Story

GJP represented WJ many years ago on a serious criminal charge. During his decades of incarceration, GJP continued to provide him support and serve as a resource for his successful reentry. Over the next 30 years, we wrote, visited and … Continue reading

David’s Story

Like so many GJP clients, David was referred to us by another non-profit.  When we met him nearly 20 years ago, he was living in his car, struggling with addiction, and facing criminal charges.  Yet, David wanted to change, he wanted a … Continue reading

Andrea’s Story

When Andrea Henderson enrolled in a Moving to Work program at The Center for Working Families (TCWF), she was ready to turn things around and willing to work hard to make a new start. During her initial assessment, she suddenly … Continue reading

Devon’s Story

Over four years ago, GJP represented Devon on a minor theft case.  Devon had never been in trouble before this case, and GJP’s attorneys and social workers were able to get his case dismissed with consent to expunge after he … Continue reading