Liz Bradley

Liz Bradley, Esq.

APPELLATE ATTORNEY

Liz Bradley first joined the Florence Project in 2015 as an attorney with the Adult Program, and then rejoined in 2023 as an Appellate Attorney. Liz has represented dozens of individuals in appeals and oral argument before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, has given legal orientations and pro se counseling to thousands of immigrants held in detention centers through the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), and has served as an appointed Qualified Representative for individuals deemed incompetent to represent themselves in immigration court under the Franco-Gonzalez v. Holder class action. Before rejoining the Florence Project, Liz was a Visiting Assistant Practice Professor of Law with the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School where she served as the Acting Director of the Transnational Legal Clinic. Liz couples her client-centered advocacy with teaching and scholarship to contribute to the broader legal, academic, and cultural debates regarding the U.S.’s detention and deportation systems. Prior to law school, Liz worked with the Center for Constitutional Rights coordinating representation and third-country resettlement for individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay. She has has lived and worked in Central America and Europe, most recently providing pro bono legal assistance to asylum seekers in Greek refugee camps during the COVID lockdowns. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Law School and B.A. from McGill University.

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