About Us

our team

BAI & IJDH Staff

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Mario Joseph, AV

Bai Managing Attorney

Fransica

Franciscka Lucien, MA

IJDH Executive Director

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Alexandra Filippova

Senior Staff Attorney

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Steve Forester

Immigration Policy Coordinator

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Sandra Wisner

Senior Staff Attorney

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Kristina Fried

Bertha Justice Fellow

Chang

Catherine Chang

Operations Coordinator

Interns

Meredith Gusky

Meredith Gusky

Legal Intern

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Tamara Valcin

Legal Intern

Allison

Allison Li

Intern

Caitlyn

Caitlyn Kilmer

Intern

Lucie

Lucie Smith

Intern

Julianan

Julianna Rivera

Intern

Maddy

Maddy Ayalew

Intern

Board of Directors

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Brian Concannon, Jr., Esq.

IJDH Co-Founder

Fransica

Franciscka Lucien, MA

IJDH Executive Director

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Herby Duverné

Principal and CEO
of Windwalker Group

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Irwin Stotzky, Esq

Professor of Law
at the University of Miami

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Joia Mukherjee MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer
of Partners In Health

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Laura Flynn

Author, teacher,
and activist

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Paul Farmer, M.D. PhD

Partners
In Health Co-Founder

Advisory Council

Blaine

Blaine Bookey

Co-Legal Director
at the UC Hastings-based Center

Fran

Fran Quigley

Clinical Professor
at the Indiana University

Mary

Mary H. White, M.D.

Infectious Diseases
Physician