Jonathan Sgro is a Staff Attorney in the Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit where he primarily represents low-income homeowners facing foreclosure in state court and in Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. Previously, he was a Skadden Fellow in the same unit. His fellowship project involved direct representation of low-income and elderly homeowners facing municipal property tax foreclosures. Prior to joining CLS, Mr. Sgro served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Before law school, he worked in various capacities with the chronically homeless in Boston and Philadelphia.
Mr. Sgro was a Public Interest Scholar at Villanova University School of Law, Managing Editor of the Villanova Law Review, and Co-Director of Villanova’s Public Interest Fellowship Program. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Arthur J. Kania Prize for professional ethics.
Mr. Sgro received his J.D. magna cum laude from Villanova University School of Law in 2013. He received his B.A. from Boston College in 2007 with a major in English and a minor in Faith, Peace, & Justice.