I am an attorney at the Western New York Law Center, Inc., a Buffalo, New York non-profit legal services corporation that helps consumers with foreclosure, debt, and other matters. I am also a part-time law professor.
I represent consumers in defense of debt collection lawsuits and in offensive actions against abusive debt collectors, creditors, and repossession companies. In the past I have also represented individuals whose civil rights were violated by the police or corrections officials
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Publico||Legal Aid Society of New York||2011|
|Pro Bono Publico||Legal Aid Society of New York||2010|
|Empire State Counsel||New York State Bar Association||2009|
|Empire State Counsel||New York State Bar Association||2007|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Matthew A. Parham||2010 - 2012|
|Associate||Sullivan & Cromwell||2005 - 2010|
|Judicial Law Clerk||United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|University at Buffalo School of Law||Adjunct Professor of Law||2011 - Present|
|New York University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Columbia University||MA - Masters||1999|
|Johns Hopkins University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Johns Hopkins University||MA - Masters||1998|
|Lawson v. USCIS, 795 F. Supp. 2d 283 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)||Naturalization granted.|
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