Taisha's practice focuses on affordable housing and community development issues, including Low-Income Tax Credits, civil rights and regulatory compliance matters.

She has considerable professional and volunteer experience, including work with FamilyAid Boston, Another Course to College, the AIDS Action Committee of MA and the Preservation of Affordable Housing organization. During law school, she also served as a Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:03 Certified Student Attorney in the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project and the Civil Litigation Clinic.

Representative Client Work

  • Currently representing several Massachusetts banks in connection with numerous loans - including construction, permanent and/or bridge financing - for the renovation and new construction of affordable housing and community development project throughout the Greater Boston area
  • Represented a national developer in phase two of a multi-phased affordable housing project utilizing a variety of tax credits as well as other local, state and federal funding sources

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School
  • B.A., cum laude, Brandeis University

Community Engagement

  • Housing Navigator, Board Member, 2020 - Present

  • MCLE Real Estate & Environmental Law Curriculum Advisory Committee, Committee Member, 2020 - Present

  • FamilyAid Boston, Board Member, 2019 - Present
  • Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project, SJC Rule 3:03 Certified Student Attorney, 2016
  • Civic Litigation Clinic, 2016
  • Another Course to College, Board Co-Chair, 2015 - 2016

Awards & Honors

  • Up and Coming Lawyer, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law Award (2021)
  • "Rising Star," Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2021)
  • Outstanding Young Alumni Award, Boston College Law School (2018)
  • The Dean’s Award for Diversity, Boston College Law School (2016)
  • Public Interest Designation Fellow, Boston College Law School (2016)
  • The Ruth-Arlene W. Howe Black Student Initiative Inaugural Award, Boston College Law School (2015)
  • The Honorable Justice Roderick L. Ireland Leadership and Juvenile Advocacy Award, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (2015)
  • Jacob and Bella Thurman Award for Social Citizenship, Brandeis University (2011)

 

Seminars & Presentations

  • "Types of Section 8 Assistance and How to Leverage Them," American Bar Association Forum, October 2018
  • "Types of Section 8 Assistance and How to Leverage Them," American Bar Association Forum, October 2019

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