Patricia A. Rohan

Adjunct Professor

Patricia A. Rohan began her career with the U.S. Department of Justice in 1971, upon graduation from law school, when she was appointed to the position of General Attorney (Nationality) with the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now the Department of Homeland Security), through the Attorney General's Program for Honor Law Graduates.  She held that position until 1976, when she was promoted to Trial Attorney, prosecuting cases on behalf of the government in deportation and exclusion proceedings.  In 1979, she entered private practice, specializing in business-related immigration issues and representing multi-national organizations.  She remained in private practice until June, 1982, when she was appointed an Immigration Judge at the New York Immigration Court, where she currently presides.  She has been a guest lecturer at various local law schools and was an Adjunct Associate Professor at CUNY, School of Professional studies from 2006 to 2011.  She received a BBA and JD from St. John's University, New York, and is a member of the New York Bar.