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Friday, May 10 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
The Kids Are Alright: Strategies for Pro Bono Work with Immigrant Children

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Session will cover best practices for pro bono representation of immigrant children in removal proceedings, offering practical suggestions for law firms and LSPs to successfully collaborate.


BJ Jensen

Pro Bono Associate, Paul, Weiss
BJ Jensen is Paul, Weiss's full-time Pro Bono Associate, helping to manage the firm's pro bono efforts across departments and to develop partnerships with legal services organizations and clients. BJ's legal practice is focused on the immigration needs of LGBTQ individuals, UACs... Read More →

Chelsea Sahai

Immigration Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney, Legal Services NYC
Chelsea began her career as an immigration attorney, specializing in family-based petitions, removal defense, and federal appeals. She transitioned to Associate Counsel at the University of Iowa College of Law, where she worked with the immigration practice group in the Clinical Law... Read More →

Kaavya Viswanathan

Pro Bono Managing Attorney, The Door
Kaavya Viswanathan is the Pro Bono Managing Attorney at The Door's Legal Services Center. Prior to joining The Door in June 2018, Ms. Viswanathan was a Senior Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney at Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), where she represented and supervised pro bono representation... Read More →

Friday May 10, 2019 1:45pm - 3:15pm EDT
Marriott Ballroom Salon 2