Record Clearing Attorney
Joilynn is a Black queer feminist committed to the liberation of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) people throughout the diaspora with a specific focus on the Deep and Global South. She joins the Justice and Accountability Center as the Record Clearing Attorney where she ensures access to expungements via in forma pauperis filings, Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation, Fair Chance Hiring Act implementation and criminal record correction on the state, local, and federal levels.
Joilynn is a movement lawyer, seasoned activist and grassroots organizer across many intersectional issues. Prior to joining JAC, Joilynn was in private practice as the attorney-owner of Hollies Law, LLC providing professional legal services to private clients and small businesses in the Southeast Louisiana area. She began her career as a trial attorney at the Orleans Public Defenders Office in Municipal and Traffic Court, where she practiced for two years,
Joilynn is a proud double alumna of Loyola University New Orleans and Loyola University School of Law, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Juris Doctor.