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Sarah Estabrook

Sarah joined Murphy law Firm in 2017. She is a 2017 graduate of Cornell Law School where she also earned her B.A. in History with a minor in Law and Society.

At Murphy Law Firm, Sarah is handling cases both with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Immigration Court. She regularly attends asylum interviews with our Unaccompanied Minor (UAC) clients, as well as others seeking asylum through credible fear interviews. She handles family applications with USCIS with a focus on stateside waivers.

At Cornell, Sarah worked with the Farmworker Legal Assistance Clinic, working on cases such as Special Immigrant Juvenile, asylum, and DACA. She was awarded the Seymour Herzog Memorial Prize for Commitment to Public Interest Law.


Erin Kelly

Erin joined Murphy law Firm in 2018. She is a 2016 graduate of Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University and received a B.A. at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

Erin handles client cases in the immigration court including applications for Defensive Asylum cases and Cancellation of Removal. At her prior law firm, she appeared regularly in state court for hearings and oral arguments in civil litigation.

She also worked as a paralegal prior to attending law school at a large immigration law firm where she worked primarily on employment-based cases such as H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, L-2, E-3, TN and O Visa petitions.


Scott Schulman

Scott joined Murphy law Firm in 2018. He received his Juris Doctorate from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Philosophy from University of Vermont in Burlington, VT.

His prior legal experience is in the field of environmental law working on issues involving the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water act, and the Clean Air Act. He has worked at both the Environmental Protection Agency, the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and Health and Human Services.

Scott will be representing clients in Immigration Court and the Asylum offices of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.


Nicholas J. Rohrer

Nicholas received his Juris Doctor in 2009 from Boston University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in History in 2001 from Cornell University. While at Boston University, he participated in an intensive, year-long International Human Rights Clinic where he received extensive instruction on immigration law, international human rights and humanitarian law, and immigration advocacy, representing immigrant clients in various legal proceedings pertaining to their legal status—including applications for temporary protected status, applications for family/marriage visas, applications for diversity immigrant visa program, and representation of asylum seekers in legal proceedings before U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement.

Before joining Murphy Law Firm in 2018, he was a Senior Associate at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP. Nicholas brings extensive litigation experience managing complex commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Federal District Court in various matters—including commercial transactions, corporate governance disputes, special committee investigations, advancement and indemnification proceedings, and defending against allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.

Nicholas will be representing clients in Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Circuit Courts.


Law Clerks

Julia Quinn, J.D

Julia joined Murphy law Firm in 2015. She is a 2012 graduate of Villanova Law School.

Currently, Julia is serving a manager of our litigation paralegals, where she prepares motions to the immigration court and assists in the preparation for applications of relief in the immigration court. She also served as manager of our benefits paralegal team and continues to assist with the preparation of hardship waivers, naturalization applications, and adjustments of status as well as employment-based petitions.

Prior to joining Murphy Law Firm, Julia worked with Catholic Charities Diocese of Wilmington as a fully accredited BIA Immigration Representative.  Prior to that, she worked with a private immigration law firm in Wilmington, DE preparing applications with USCIS and NVC.