NEW YORK BAR FOUNDATION FELLOW

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Nadia Alirahi is third year student at Albany Law School where she is the projector director for the Albany Chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project, the Immigration Assistance Project, the President of the Muslim Law Student Association, and a current 3L Senator on the Student Bar Association. During her second year, Nadia participated in the Immigration Law Clinic where she practiced as a student attorney and prepared U-Visas and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status applications. Nadia previously interned at the Albany County District Attorney’s Office where she had the opportunity to second seat trials, conduct hearings, attend night court, draft motions and memos. Her first year summer, she interned at the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, when she conducted a hearing, drafted memos, and researched various legal issues as assigned. Prior to law school, Nadia graduated from SUNY New Paltz where she majored in International Relations and minored in Environmental studies. Nadia graduated from Pleasantville High School in Westchester, New York, where her parents immigrated to from Pakistan.