Joanna Adu, Esq.

Joanna Adu, Esq. is a member of the SERV Achievement Centers Board of Directors. 

Ms. Adu is an Associate Attorney at Lyons & Associates, P.C., in Somerville where she is the Chair of Finance and Estate Planning. She is a member of the N.J. Association of Justice Matrimonial Committee. 

She has several years of experience advocating for disability rights, with a particular interest in autism-related services. She likewise has experience initiating and fostering professional relationships with community non-profits, previously having served as a Family Resource Coordinator at Families for Effective Autism Treatment in Washington State.

Ms. Adu earned her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law and a BA in political science from the University of Washington.

Her volunteer work includes serving as Director of Open Doors for Multicultural Families from 2015 to 2016.