Jodi leads the large team of innovative and passionate immigration advocates that is NYLAG’s Immigrant Protection Unit. In addition to overseeing staff, she works with senior management to establish and implement a strategic vision for the unit, undertakes the management and reporting on grants and deliverables, and develops effective programs to meet client needs. Prior to joining NYLAG, Jodi was a Supervising Attorney at Catholic Charities’ Unaccompanied Minors Program. She has worked for the past fifteen years advocating for a wide variety of immigrants with Immigration Court, USCIS, and federal court. Jodi was also an adjunct professor at St. John’s University.
Jodi has a J.D. from New York Law School, a Master’s in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and Bachelor’s Degree from Grinnell College.