Attorney Lisa A. Modecker is the Managing Attorney and owner of a successful law practice in Roslindale with over eleven years of experience in real estate and business law. Her services include representing buyers and sellers in the purchase and/or sale of their homes and assisting small business clients. Also, Attorney Modecker represents families in Child Welfare matters and has served on the Children & Family Law Program Committee for Public Counsel Services Trial Panel since 1998. Attorney Modecker has now added Immigration Law to her practice.
Attorney Modecker received her Bachelor of Arts, from the University of Northern Colorado, and her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School.
Attorney Modecker is a member of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, and the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts.
Attorney Modecker also serves as a volunteer with the Federation for Children with Special Needs and the Aspergers Association of New England, and on the Roslindale Adult Literacy Community Planning Group which supports English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
Locally, Attorney Modecker has served as the president of the Roslindale Board of Trade for the past four years.
Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member of Massachusetts Bar Association: Immigration Section - Juvenile Law Section - Lawyer Referral Service
Qualified to provide Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) in the following areas in any Division of the Probate & Family Court: Divorce - Custody - Paternity - Modification - Name Change
Attorney Beverly Garcia, Esq. is an immigration attorney at the Law Offices of Lisa A. Modecker & Associates. She received her B. A., cum laude, from New York University, and her J. D. from Northeastern University School of Law. Previously, she interned at Greater Boston Legal Services Immigration Unit, where she worked predominantly on asylum applications for immigrants affected by the immigration raids in New Bedford, MA. She also interned at Burke O'Neil LLC, where she assisted attorneys in the Saleh v. Titan case, a federal lawsuit brought by Iraqi nationals against private contractors in Iraq. She also interned at O'Donnell, Schwartz & Anderson, a labor law firm in Washington, DC. Additionally, she served as a judicial extern with Hon. Gary S. Katzmann of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. In law school, she was a research assistant for Professor Hope Lewis, where she researched the international human rights implications of the New Bedford raids.
Attorney Garcia is a member of the Asian-American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM). She is a volunteer attorney with the Political Asylum Immigration Representation (PAIR) project and the Lawyer for a Day program at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse. She also volunteers for Ricesticks & Tea, a non-profit organization which provides food for low-income Asian families in the Boston area. She is fluent in Spanish and conversant in Tagalog (Filipino).
Attorney Garcia is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York.
Attorney Faiza Z. Chaudhry, Esq., is an immigration and family law attorney at the Law Offices of Lisa A. Modecker & Associates. She received her B. A., in Political Science and Legal Studies from the University at Buffalo and her J. D. from New England School of Law.
Attorney Chaudhry’s was as a law clerk at the firm of deBenedictis, Miller & Blum. She also interned at the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission, where she drafted advisory opinions and memoranda, and performed extensive research regarding attorney-client privilege. She also was a law clerk at the immigration firm of Timothy J. Nutter, Esq.
Attorney Chaudhry also served as a volunteer at Vive La Casa, the only organization in the country that focuses on serving refugees as they begin their process of seeking asylum. There, she aided refugees with their asylum applications and helped them to understand and navigate the asylum process.
Attorney Chaudhry is qualified to provide Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) in Probate & Family Court in the areas of Divorce, Custody, Paternity, and Modification.
Attorney Chaudhry is a member of the International Law, Family Law, and Young Lawyers Sections of the American Bar Association (ABA). She is also a member of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of Greater Boston. She is fluent in Urdu and conversant in Hindi and Punjabi.
Attorney Chaudhry is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.
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