Will Sheehan, 2021 Junior Board
Current Employer & Position Title: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow at Safe Passage Project
Years Served on Junior Board: 2021 (Director of Learning & Development Committee)
Will Sheehan is an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow at the Safe Passage Project in New York City. At Safe Passage, Will who works with immigrant youth to provide them quality legal representation. Will believes that every child deserves to craft a life for themselves and that free, trauma-informed, and client-centered immigration counsel can help ensure that opportunity. Will gained experience understanding the challenges refugees, asylum seekers, immigrants, victims of violence, and displaced people face through his advocacy with Farmworker Legal Services, La Fundación Secretariado Gitano, World Relief Chicago, Safe Horizon, the Urban Justice Center, and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest. Will is passionate about creating a client-lawyer relationship that is trauma-informed, client-centered, and provides the young person access to the legal systems they are working in. Will holds a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law and a B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish from Kalamazoo College.