Seth Purcell, Esq. is the Interim Legal Director and a senior staff attorney at PAIR. Seth specializes in asylum matters and manages the Asylum Intake Initiative at PAIR. He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law. Seth earned a Master’s Degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Tufts University. Prior to law school, Seth spent several years living and working overseas, mainly in West and East Africa. He began as a volunteer for the Peace Corps in Niger and has since worked on development projects in places such as Burkina Faso, Mali, Uganda, South Sudan, and Fiji. Seth served as a legal intern at PAIR, as a law clerk at Joyce & Associates, and as a fellow at Physicians for Human Rights in Boston. Seth is conversant in French. He joined PAIR in 2015.
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Anita P. SharmaExecutive Director/Senior Attorney
Elena NoureddineInterim Deputy Director
Yanzie ChowOperations Director
Elizabeth BadgerSenior Asylum Attorney
Seth PurcellInterim Legal Director
Melanie GleasonPro Bono Involvement Coordinator
Violeta HaralampievaAsylum Attorney
Marianne StaniunasAsylum Attorney
Sarah AllarAsylum Attorney
Irene FreidelDetention Attorney
Julia CiachurskiDetention Attorney
Daniela HargusDetention Fellow
Connor Finegan VasuIntake Coordinator/Cummings Fellow
Luke MorrellAdministrative Associate
Anghie Guevara ReyesIntake Assistant
Rebecca EneyniARP Coordinator/Intake Assistant