Alex McGriff

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

(518) 694-8699

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 defending against deportation. Alex graduated from Harvard Law School in May 2020. During law school, he focused on the intersection of immigration law and public defense. Alex represented clients as a clinical student attorney at the Greater Boston Legal Services asylum clinic and in public defense in the Roxbury and Dorchester District Courts through the Criminal Justice Institute. He spent summers interning at Orleans Public Defenders in Louisiana and in the Bronx Defenders Immigration Practice. Outside of work, he enjoys watching the NBA with his dog.