Joshua M. Dohan, Esq., Director

YAD Administrative Office
44 Bromfield Street, Floor 2
Boston, MA02108
617.482.6212 (p)
617.988.8484 (f)

Joshua Dohan became a public defender in 1988 and joined the Youth Advocacy Division at its inception, as its first staff attorney in 1992 and assumed the role of Director in 1999. Josh is a returned Peace Corps volunteer, Ghana (1982-84). He is a graduate of Harvard College (1980) and Northeastern University School of Law (1988). He was also the 1998 recipient of the Access to Justice Award from the Massachusetts Bar Association. Josh is on the Board of Directors of Citizens for Juvenile Justice and is President of the Board for the Youth Advocacy Foundation. He is a founding Member of the Equal Justice Partnership, a member of the LeadBoston class of 2001, a member of the Institutional Review Board of Tufts University, and a member of the Community Advisory Board of the Institute on Race and Justice.