Joshua Bardavid, the principal attorney, has years of experience in immigration practice. He has successfully litigated hundreds of immigration cases, and has been lead counsel in several precedent setting appeals. Prior to working as an immigration attorney, he worked as a consultant to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Zachary Slapsys has been involved in immigration work since 2001. He is a May 2006 graduate of the City University of New York School of Law (CUNY) who passed the July 2006 New York State Bar Examination. He is currently awaiting admission to New York’s Second Department.
*Zachary Slapsys passed the New York State Bar and is awaiting admission into the Second Department.
Karyn Schiller, of counsel to Bardavid Law, works out of her firm in White Plains. She represents a wide range of organizations from academic institutions to non-profits to media companies.
Alice Au has over twenty years of experience as a paralegal in immigration law. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, and English fluently, as well as Fuzhou and other dialects. She takes pride in her years of service to the Chinese community, done with empathy and unwavering passion.
Lucas Caress graduated from the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts in 2005 where he studied theater and from the University of Vermont in 2009 with a degree in political science. Lucas has traveled the world as an accomplished debater. He was a national semi-finalist in the U.S. National Debates.
Sonia Coto has been working as a paralegal for over 35-years, most of which has been in immigration law. She has stayed abreast of the changes and developments in the law over the years. She is fluent in Spanish and English, and is a certified translator. Her service to the Latino community in New York is done with pride and joy.