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Juan Bedoya

Juan Bedoya

Juan Bedoya, Esq. is a staff attorney and Skadden Fellow at PAIR. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow and the Senior Notes Editor of the New York University Law Review. During law school, Juan participated in the Federal Defender Clinic, where he represented individuals charged with petty offenses in federal court, as well as in the Immigrant Rights Clinic, where he represented members of the immigrant community in immigration and federal court. Juan gained further experience through internships at the American Civil Liberties Union Immigrants’ Rights Project, Brooklyn Defender Services New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) Unit, and the Center for Constitutional Rights. Prior to law school, Juan volunteered with the Immigration Unit of the Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island. He also taught English in Japan for a year through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. Juan is fluent in Spanish and conversant in Japanese. He joined PAIR in 2020.






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Selected Works

Anita P. SharmaExecutive Director/Senior Attorney

Amy MercureBookkeeper

Elena NoureddineInterim Executive Director

Yanzie ChowInterim Operations Director

Elizabeth BadgerSenior Asylum Attorney

Seth PurcellInterim Legal Director

Melanie GleasonPro Bono Involvement Coordinator

Marianne StaniunasAsylum Attorney

Sarah AllarAsylum Attorney

Heather P. ArroyoDetention Attorney

Irene FreidelDetention Attorney

Juan BedoyaSkadden Fellow

Julia CiachurskiLegal Fellow/Community Engagement

Gabriella ChavezParalegal

Angela Arzu CadetPrograms Associate

Connor Finegan VasuIntake Coordinator/Cummings Fellow

Daniela HargusDetention Paralegal

Luke MorrellAdministrative Associate

Anghie Guevara ReyesIntake Assistant