Azadeh Erfani, Esq.
Azadeh joined CAIR Coalition in 2016 after serving as a law clerk in the Detained Adult and Detained Children Programs. Her work focuses on providing direct representation, pro bono mentorship, and community outreach to detained children in Virginia.
Azadeh completed her J.D. as a public interest scholar from Villanova Charles Widger School of Law. During law school, Azadeh clerked with the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs and the American Immigration Council, where she received the National Lawyers' Guild Haywood Burns Memorial fellowship. Azadeh also volunteered with HIAS Pennsylvania and Friends of Farmworkers, and represented asylum seekers at the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services. Prior to joining CAIR Coalition, Azadeh worked as a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative at the National Immigrant Justice Center, representing domestic violence survivors, asylees, and low-income immigrants in the Chicago area.