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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    16 years



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Irene Vaisman

    Jennifer is very knowledgeable and experienced immigration lawyer. She has a true understanding of the practice and is very involved with AILA. I am happy to endorse her.


    Irene Vaisman Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rachel Sari Einbund

    I absolutely endorse Attorney Jennifer Durkin.


    Rachel Einbund Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Durkin & Puri

150 Broadway, Suite 1001
New York, NY, 10038


DCActive 200707/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDurkin & Puri2010 - Present
PartnerYee Durkin & Puri LLP2009 - 2010
PartnerYee & Durkin2005 - 2009
AssociateSpar & Bernstein2003 - 2005
AssociateLaw Office of Roni P. Deutsch1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationVice Chair NY Chapter2016 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New York Chapter)Member2001 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationSecretary - NY Chapter2015 - 2016
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationTreasurer - NY Chapter2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers Association (NY chapter)Co-Chair Pro Bono Committee2011 - 2013
Brooklyn Defender ServicesAdvisory Board - Immigration Unit2011 - 2016
New York Women's Bar AssociationCo-Chair Immigration Law Committee2010 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (NY chapter)Co-Chair - Immigration & Customs Enforcement Committee2010 - 2013
New York Women's Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1999
State University of New York at BuffaloSoutheast Asian StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA 2016 Annual ConferenceFull House: Overview of Family-Based Immigration2016
AILA Audio SeminarAvoiding Procedural Pitfalls in Immigration Court2015
AILA 2015 Annual ConferenceLessons Learned During the 2014 Humanitarian Crisis2015
AILA 2014 Annual ConferenceObjections in Removal Proceedings2014
AILA 2013 Annual ConferenceVisa Waiver Issues2013
46th Annual PLI Immigration & Naturalization InstituteChallenges to Families Coming to the United States2013
LeGAL LGBT Bar Assoc. of NYC CLEImmigration 1012012
AILA New York Chapter Annual SymposiumBringing Your Family to the Big Top2012
45th Annual PLI Immigration & Naturalization InstituteChallenges for Families Coming to the United States2012
NY Women's Bar Association CLE eventWhy Padilla v. Kentucky Matters in Your Criminal Defense Practice - Moderator2011
Children & The Law CommitteeRepresenting Unaccompanied Children in Removal Proceedings - Moderator2011
AILA NY Chapter CLE eventBasics of Representing Children in Immigration Court2011
AILA NY Monthly Meeting October 2010Child Status Protection Act2010
AILA NY Chapter Annual SymposiumI-130 Petition Appeals & The Child Status Protection Act2010