Alla Kazakina

New York Legal Assistance Group

New York Law Journal


When Sharlene Tillett walked into Alla Kazakina's New York Legal Assistance Group office 10 years ago, she was trying to escape a life of domestic abuse and looking for someone to guide her on the long road to becoming a U.S. citizen. What she found was not just a lawyer, but a confidant, counselor, therapist and friend. "She's just there no matter what," said Tillett.

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