J.D., Western New England University School of Law, 2011
B.A. in Psychology, Vanderbilt University
Mary "Franci" Gazzaniga is a staff attorney in the CLAVC unit at CLA, working out of the Pittsfield office. She spent two years as an AmeriCorps with that program's Legal Advocates of Massachusetts in the housing unit of Northeast Legal Aid, as well as at the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center. Franci also worked with the City of Springfield's law department and as a temporary assistant clerk in the Connecticut Superior Court's criminal division.
She has volunteered at Legal Services of Connecticut and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. She has been admitted to the bar in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Washington, D.C.
Franci is originally from New Orleans, where most of her family still resides.