New York JFON is pleased to announce the hiring of Samantha (Sam) Blecher as a staff attorney. She will report to managing attorney TJ Mills. Sam will be joining the organization full-time, spending part of her time at the newly renovated office space at Hicksville United Methodist Church on Long Island, and part of her time at the Interchurch Center at 475 Riverside Drive in Manhattan.
Sam passed the bar exam in July 2017 and will be admitted to the New York bar in a couple weeks. She has a particular experience with Special Immigrant Juvenile cases, and she is passionate about immigration law. She comes from private practice, so she is excited to be joining a nonprofit, and we are excited to welcome her to our team.
Her first day is Monday, February 5, 2018.