Juan Carlos “JC” Avila is a Legal Assistant at Benach Collopy.  He is the friendly face at the door and the friendly voice on the phone. JC assists the office manager, partners, and associate attorneys in administrative and legal duties.

JC comes from a Honduran immigrant family where he grew up on traditional Honduran culture. His passion for immigration derives from personal experience and a personal commitment to human rights and social justice.  Throughout his life the feeling of helping others who are in need has always been important to him and the thought knowing he could play a crucial part in helping to make someone’s day a little easier is what drives him going forward. He also has volunteered with the PUSO foundation,  a non-profit organization that has partnered with hundreds of volunteers worldwide to provide purposeful unconditional service to others.

JC also writes and speaks fluent Spanish. Outside of work, he has a huge passion for sports, music, and loves spending his free time watching all sorts of movies and shows.