Megan Parker-Johnson, an Associate Immigration Attorney at the Boston immigration law firm of the Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C., earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She then received her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Megan is admitted in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice law.
While in school, Megan was heavily involved as a member of the National Lawyers Guild, the International Law Society, and a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing. She completed internships at the U.S. District Court in San Juan Puerto Rico with Magistrate Judge Bruce McGiverin, as well as Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services. She received an Equal Justice America Fellowship to complete her work with Greater Boston Legal Services. Megan also had internships with the Commission on Immigration of the American Bar Association in Washington, D.C. and with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Washington, D.C.
Being fluent in Spanish, Megan lived for two and a half years in Ecuador teaching English and serving as a global ambassador in the LanguageCorps program. Megan then worked as a legal and research assistant to the partner at the Ecuadorian law firm of Paz Horowitz where she developed her passion for immigration law through her time in Ecuador and through her experience working as an immigration paralegal at an immigration law firm in Boston.
Megan is currently a American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New England chapter member and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. She is also involved with the Boston Bar Association and is currently the Co-Chair of the New Lawyers section of the Immigration Section of the Boston Bar Association.
Megan is also associated with pro bono. In 2015, Megan helped represent detained immigrant mothers and children at the Family Detention Facility in Dilley, Texas through the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project.