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Areas of Practice

  • Erie County Bar Association
    New York State Bar Association, Co-Chair Immigration Litigation Committee
    American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • New York
    Ohio

B.A., History & English/Journalism, University of New Hampshire

J.D., Pettit College of Law, Ohio Northern University

Jill’s practice focuses on U.S. immigration law, including business related non-immigrant (temporary) and immigrant (green card) matters. Jill has successfully handled employment-based cases for foreign nationals in a wide variety of industries, including health-care, information technology, engineering and manufacturing, and professional sports. Jill routinely tackles the ancillary issues that arise from immigration petitions, such as J-1 physician waivers and requests for emergency parole. In addition, Jill handles family immigration matters involving marriage-based and fiancé petitions.

Honors

  • Business First of Buffalo Who’s Who in Law List, 2008, 2009, 2012
  • Erie County Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 2008

Presentations

Professional Associations

Erie County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association, Co-Chair Immigration Litigation Committee
American Immigration Lawyers Association

Community & Pro Bono

Over the years, Jill has handled several pro bono matters assigned through the Eire County Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Project for indigent clients who are seeking an appeal of a deportation/removal order at the Board of Immigration Appeals level.

  • Erie County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award, 2008