Garlinck Dumont is an attorney licensed to practice law in both Connecticut and Massachusetts. Garlinck graduated from New England School of Law in 2012 where she was presented with the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Law School Community, served as President of the Black Law Students Association and competed in the Frederick Douglas Moot Court Competition sponsored by the National Black Law Students Association. Her current fields of practice include divorce and child custody, housing and evictions, worker’s compensation and criminal law. Garlinck is also a graduate of Central Connecticut State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in African American Studies. Before her practice of law, Garlinck worked in social services as a Resident Counselor to young girls in a residential setting, Case Manager to residents of a halfway house, and servicing the homeless in seeking housing, financial, and mental health assistance. Important to Garlinck is her pro bono work with Statewide Legal Services, Inc., a program designed to provide free legal services to indigent clients and the Connecticut Bar Association where she serves on the Pro Bono Committee. In addition to her other community mentorship efforts, Garlinck also mentors middle school-aged students in New Britain, Connecticut through the Truancy Intervention Project, a project designed to pair legal professionals with students experiencing problems with truancy.