NEW YORK BAR FOUNDATION FELLOW


Claudia Cadenillas is a second year student at Albany Law School where she is the vice-president of the Latino Law Student Association, an Executive Board member for the Albany Law Pro Bono Project, an associate member of the Moot Court Board, a Spanish interpreter for the Albany Law School’s Immigration Law Clinic, as well as a fellow at the Government Law Center. Prior to law school, Claudia worked at Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York where she advocated for immigrant children in the foster care field. She also worked at the Young Adults Institute where she cared for individuals with Down syndrome and Bipolar Disorder. Claudia graduated cum laude from Stony Brook University with a double major in Sociology and Psychology. She is a Peruvian native who has been residing in the U.S. for 6 years. Her own experience with her immigration paperwork has led her to have a strong interest in immigration law. Her other passions include health and family law.