Jorge Rodriguez, ESQ.

Jorge Rodriguez, ESQ.

Jorge is the Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at New York Law School where he received his J.D. degree under their Part-Time Evening Division program. While at New York Law School Jorge served two-years as the Vice-President of the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) and founded MetroLALSA, a consortium of the Latino Law Student associations of all 13 New York City metropolitan area law schools. MetroLALSA, now a registered 501(c)(3), recently held its 6th annual conference.

Jorge is admitted to practice in New Jersey and volunteers with the Safe-Passage project which provides pro-bono representation to unaccompanied immigrant minors who qualify for Special Juvenile Immigrant status, as well as with the City University of New York (CUNY) Citizenship Now Project, a pro-bono program that provides immigrants with assistance in preparing their applications for U. S. citizenship.

Jorge is a U.S. Army Veteran having served during Operation Desert Storm. He received his Bachelor of Science in Investments from CUNY’s Baruch College and is an alum of the Council on Legal Education Opportunity’s (CLEO) program as well as the LatinoJustice/PRLDEF pre-law program.

Jorge was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, was raised in the South Bronx, and is the only one in his family to obtain a college degree.