Elizabeth Thomas, associate attorney, has been with Bardavid Law since 2018. She has successfully represented hundreds of clients before the New York and New Jersey Immigration courts as well as in Family Courts throughout the State of New York. Prior to working as an immigration attorney, she worked as a photojournalist capturing the stories of marginalized groups throughout the world.
Elizabeth was the Pro Bono Initiative Clinic Director for Immigration, graduating cum laude from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. She was also named the Publico Pro Bono Law Student of the Year in 2017. She previously lived in Nepal, South Africa, and China. She currently lives and works in New York City. She is fluent in English and Spanish and conversational in Mandarin Chinese.
Elizabeth is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) and admitted to practice in the following courts:
- New York State Court
- Immigration Court (EOIR)
- Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York