Pro Bono Attorneys

Kristin Rosella

Ms. Rosella was IJP’s Program Director and Marilyn S. Broad Fellow for two for two years. She has been a passionate advocate for women’s rights and human rights throughout her legal career and has maintained an active pro bono practice, representing victims of gender-based violence and political-based violence seeking asylum in the United States. Read more…

Maija Hall

Ms. Hall graduated from the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law and holds a Master of Laws degree in International Legal Studies from the New York University School of Law. Prior to joining the IJP, she has been engaged as a Research Fellow at the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki. Read more…

Ciatta Z. Baysah

Ciatta Z. Baysah received a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, New Jersey Bar and New York Bar, First Department. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Read more…

Charles W. Elliott

Charles W. Elliott has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1978, concentrating in public interest litigation. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his practice in environmental public interest litigation, including recognition from the U.S. Dept. of Justice for his outstanding skill and dedication in citizen suit litigation under the Clean Water Act. Read more…

Amber Lewis

Amber L. Lewis, admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 2008, holds a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, a Master’s degree in International Relations from Seton Hall University and an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Emerson College. She is also a recipient of Fordham’s Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude, for her work in human rights. Read more…

Afi C. Patterson

Afi C. Patterson received her Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center. She is a member of the Louisiana Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western District of Louisiana. Read more…

Matthew W. Compton

Matthew W. Compton, admitted to the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey, is a staff attorney and former Internship Supervisor.  He received a joint-Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations and Juris Doctor from the John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations and Seton Hall School of Law. Read more…

 

Daniel Schlein

Mr. Schlein is an experienced civil litigator with expertise in labor and employment law and dispute resolution. He was an associate with the New Jersey law firms of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman and Sills Cummis & Gross, P.C. and has participated in all phases of civil litigation in trial, appellate courts and administrative proceedings. He has handled a variety of commercial and complex litigation matters and maintains his own practice assisting clients with litigation, dispute resolution, preventative counseling and training. Read more…

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