Terez joined NSC as a Victims’ Services Staff Attorney with the Bridge to Wellness Project in 2020. She focuses her work on immigration options available for victims of crime and domestic violence including U Visas, VAWA petitions, and gender-based asylum claims. Prior to joining NSC, Terez handled a wide range of legal matters in private practice since 2017. Before law school, Terez volunteered for humanitarian organizations in the Dominican Republic and Guatemala.
Terez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a double minor in French and Arabic from Temple University. In 2016, she obtained her Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she was a member of the International Criminal Court Moot Court team. Terez is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.