Tanya Woods, Esq.
Executive Director

Tanya Woods, Esq. is the principal of her own solo practice and the Executive Director of the Westside Justice Center, a non-profit, holistic legal aid clinic which serves the communities on the west side of Chicago. She is a member of several national, state and local bar associations including: The American Immigration Lawyers Association,  Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.


She volunteers her time as a mediator in the some of the most underserved courtrooms in the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Her most important role to date is that of mother of two young adults: daughter Kyra - a Peace Corps alumna, social and environmental engineer and son Cameron – African/African-American Studies and Film major at Stanford University.

Adi Lerner 


Deputy Director
Monica Cosby


Westside Justice Center (WJC) is dedicated to serving communities in Chicago. With your donation, we can continue to protect Constitutional rights, hold community events and ensure low-income people have access to  fair and just criminal justice system in courts and jails. 


Westside Justice Center
601 South California Street
Chicago, IL 60612

(773) 940-2213

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