Erwin Fernandez is a law clerk in the Family and Immigration Law departments. He received his Juris Doctor from the Fordham University School of Law, and Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees from the City College of New York.
Erwin is a native of Washington Heights. Growing up in a low-income neighborhood and working since the age of thirteen was instrumental in shaping his outlook on life. His experiences instilled in him a sense of duty to educate underserved communities about available resources and individual rights. They also served as the impetus for him to pursue a career in law.