Atossa Movahedi

Atossa Movahedi

Urban Justice Center New York, NY, 10006, United States

Family Immigration

About Atossa Movahedi

As the Director of Legal Sevics & Development, Atossa both oversees the legal team and heads development efforts of the project. Atossa graduated from New York Law School after earning her Master's degree in Foreign Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C. where her focus was in human rights and transnational crime/corruption. Her objective is to provide a voice for those who may not have the power or ability to be heard. Atossa currently litigates and family law matters in Family and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts and supervises the staff attorneys. She has been a faculty presenter with the Public Law Institute, training new attorneys on working with pro bono clients. She has also presented CLEs to Judges and Attorneys on DV & Disability, Ethics, Family Law and Representing Male-Identified Survivors. Her experience working with survivors comes not only from her experience at DVP but also from her experiences interning with NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services Legal Department and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, Crimes Against Children Bureau. She is fluent in Farsi.

Background Information

Practice Areas Family and Immigration
Languages English and Persian فارسی


Authority Year
New York State Bar 2009
Connecticut State Bar 2009


School Degree Graduation year
New York Law School J.D. 2008
American University Masters of Arts, International Politics and Foreign Policy 2005
University of Massachusetts, Amherst M.A. Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 2003


Urban Justice Center

40 Rector Street
9th Floor
New York, NY