Furnette Williams is a Staff Paralegal at Center for Elder Law and Justice. She has always had a passion for helping others. Furnette has over twenty-five years of experience in advocating for the elderly population, dealing with various issues that affect seniors. Over the years, she has assisted people with housing, health care, Social Security, consumer, nursing home and Veteran’s benefits issues. Furnette volunteers at Gowanda Prison, Cornerstone Women’s Shelter and Terrace View Nursing Home. She graduated from Erie Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Social Science Liberal Arts, and graduated from Buffalo State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and a concentration in Social Work.