I am a Suma Cum Laude graduate of York College of Pennsylvania where I received a B.A. in Political Science. I received my Juris Doctorate degree from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was the recipient of the Nancy & Howard Finkelman Scholarship, awarded to a deserving, advanced-standing, extended-division student who has demonstrated scholastic excellence in the area of trial advocacy.
While attending Widener, I worked full time at the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) as a legal secretary and a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accredited Representative where I worked with the detained immigration population at the York County Prison. As a law student and BIA Accredited Representative, I represented several immigrants going through removal proceedings. Through successful representation, these individuals were granted relief from deportation and were allowed to remain in the United States with their families. In addition to working for PIRC, I was a legal volunteer intern at the York Immigration Court where I provided legal research and writing assistance to the Immigration Judges.
I am fluent in Spanish and Italian, and my legal practice area is primarily immigration and criminal defense.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2014 Select Lawyers of York||Select Lawyers||2014|
|Nancy and Howard Finkelman Scholarship||Nancy and Howard Finkelman Scholarship||2013|
|Certificate of Achievement||Widener Law School||2013|
|Certificate of Achievement||Widener Law School||2012|
|Attorney||The Law Office of Christopher A. Ferro, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Legal Intern||Executive Office Of Immigration Review, York Immigration Court||2013 - 2013|
|Law Clerk||Law Offices of Marc Semke||2012 - 2013|
|Legal Secretary/BIA Accredited Representative||Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center||2009 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||2015 Spring Conference Co-Chair||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|York County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg PA||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|York College of Pennsylvania||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2008|
|Basic Immigration Training (MCC & PIRC)||Cancellation of Removal||2014|
|Basic Immigration Training (MCC & PIRC)||Immigration Law||2012|
|Basic Immigration Training (MCC & PIRC)||Immigration Law||2011|
|Termination of Deportation Proceedings following a PCRA||Deportation Case Terminated|
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