Elizabeth Buttersworth ’22 receives 2022 Gants Access to Justice Award

3L Elizabeth “Liz” Buttersworth was honored for her zealous advocacy with the 2022 Gants Access to Justice Award, which “recognizes a student who is dedicated to advancing access to justice and racial equity and has demonstrated leadership in helping to eliminate systemic barriers to justice.” Check out her Harvard Law Student Spotlight feature here. In HLAB, Liz served as the Intake Director and managed the client intake process for the whole Bureau. She had a high caseload and was a frequent presence at City Life/Vida Urbana weekly drop-in consultations and the Attorney for the Day program. In addition to HLAB, Liz was actively involved in the Tenant Advocacy Project (TAP), and Project No One Leaves (PNOL). After graduation, Liz will work as an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly in D.C. to fight for safe and affordable housing for low-income older adults. Congratulations, Liz!