Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany, Buffalo & Newburgh, NY

Immigration Staff Attorney Positions – Albany & Buffalo, New York Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is seeking the immediate hire of immigration attorneys in its Albany, Buffalo or Newburgh offices. Attorneys will provide free legal representation to individuals incarcerated in New York State in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), andContinue reading “Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany, Buffalo & Newburgh, NY”

Marc Bachman

Marc Bachman Immigration Staff Attorney 41 State Street, Suite M112 Albany, NY 12207 Phone: 518-445-6050  mbachman@plsny.org Marc earned his Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, at Tulane University and his Juris Doctor at  Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an active member of the Moot Court Board and a recipient of the American JurisprudenceContinue reading “Marc Bachman”

Halinka Zolcik – Accredited Representative

Halinka Zolcik Accredited RepresentativeTel.: 518-694-8699 x 2106 hzolcik@plsny.org Halinka joined the Albany office of PLS as an immigration law graduate/immigrant justice corps fellow in September 2017. Halinka received her JD from the University of Wyoming College of Law in May 2017. Before attending law school, she worked for a criminal law district court judge forContinue reading “Halinka Zolcik – Accredited Representative”

Jahaira Roldan – Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant

Jahaira Roldan Immigration Paralegal/ Administrative Assistant (518) 694-8699 ext. 2111 jroldan@plsny.org Jahaira Roldan, Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant. Jahaira was born in Queens, New York and then moved to the South End of Albany where she grew up. She is currently pursuing her BA in Sociology with a minor in Political Science at the University at Albany.Continue reading “Jahaira Roldan – Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant”

Yuriy Pereyaslavskiy – Managing Attorney/Technology & Social Media Coordinator

Yuriy Pereyaslavskiy Managing Attorney & Technology & Social Media Coordinator PLS Immigration Unit (845) 391-3110 ext. 2108 ypereyaslavskiy@plsny.org       Managing Attorney of the Newburgh office.  Yuriy has been with the PLSNY since March 2018, litigating removal defense cases representing detained, non-detained and incarcerated individuals before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Courts,Continue reading “Yuriy Pereyaslavskiy – Managing Attorney/Technology & Social Media Coordinator”

John Peng – Federal Litigation & Appellate Staff Attorney

John Peng Federal Litigation & Appellate Staff Attorney, 41 State St., Ste. M112 Albany, NY 12207 T: (518) 694-8699 ext. 2102 jpeng@plsny.org John Peng,  Federal Litigation & Appellate Staff Attorney John joined the Immigration Unit in August 2019 as an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.Continue reading “John Peng – Federal Litigation & Appellate Staff Attorney”

Alex McGriff – Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

Alex McGriff Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow (518) 694-8699 amcgriff@plsny.org Alex McGriff, Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow. Alex grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2013, he graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee with a B.A. in Political Science. After graduation, he worked in Memphis as an immigration paralegal, primarily serving clients affirmatively applying for asylum and defendingContinue reading “Alex McGriff – Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow”

Rohmah Javed – Immigration Supervising Attorney

Rohmah Javed Supervising Attorney (518) 694-8699 x 2104 rjaved@plsny.org  Rohmah was born in Southampton, England and raised in Toronto, Canada. Rohmah received her Bachelors of Science in Life Sciences at McMaster University in 2014 before moving to Cleveland, Ohio to attend law school. Rohmah graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of law where sheContinue reading “Rohmah Javed – Immigration Supervising 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”