James Bogin – Senior Supervising Attorney

James Bogin Senior Supervising Attorney (518) 438-8046  ext. 1109 jbogin@plsny.org After college, Mr. Bogin spent years as an archeologist in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts. Then came law school. Mr. Bogin graduated from Cornell Law School in 1984, and was a staff attorney at North Country Legal Services from 1985 to 1987. In 1987 Mr. BoginContinue reading “James Bogin – Senior Supervising Attorney”

Jillian Nowak – Managing Attorney

Jillian Nowak Managing Attorney (716) 844-8266 ext. 1323    jnowak@plsny.org Jillian Nowak was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. Jillian received her B.A. in Sociology from Hofstra University and her J.D. from the University at Buffalo with a concentration in International Law. In 2014, as the recipient of the Buffalo Human Rights Center Fellowship, JillianContinue reading “Jillian Nowak – Managing Attorney”

James Milstein – Managing Attorney

James Milstein Managing Attorney (518) 694-8699 ext. 2101 cell (518) 423-1719 jmilstein@plsny.org Jim Milstein graduated from the University of Vermont in 1980 and Albany Law School in 1983. He was an Assistant Public Defender for Albany County and a partner in the law firm of Milstein & Milstein from 1984 to 2011.  Jim was theContinue reading “James Milstein – Managing Attorney”

Sophia Heller – Managing Attorney

Sophia Heller Managing Attorney (518) 438-8046  ext. 1106 sheller@plsny.org Sophia joined PLS as a staff attorney in 2011 after graduating from Georgetown Law. At PLS she has litigated a range of issues in federal and state court, including damage actions for wrongful solitary confinement, excessive use of force by guards, the failure to protect incarceratedContinue reading “Sophia Heller – Managing Attorney”