Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany & Buffalo, 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 and Buffalo offices. Attorneys will provide free legal representation to individuals incarcerated in New York State in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), and toContinue reading “Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany & Buffalo, NY”

Matthew McGowan – Senior Staff Attorney

Matthew McGowan Senior Staff Attorney (518) 438-8046  ext. 1801 Matt joined the Albany office of PLS as a staff attorney in 2013. He works throughout PLS’s core practice areas, with a particular focus on challenges to administrative disciplinary hearings, youth and late-stage adolescent advocacy, parole and sentencing matters, and records access issues. His pastContinue reading “Matthew McGowan – Senior Staff Attorney”

James Bogin – Senior Supervising Attorney

James Bogin Senior Supervising Attorney (518) 438-8046  ext. 1109 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”

Sophia Heller – Managing Attorney

Sophia Heller Managing Attorney (518) 438-8046  ext. 1106 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”