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Archives: Team

  • Kristin Janicek

    Berardi Immigration Law is fortunate to add Kristin Janicek to our growing team in 2021.  Since the early 2000s, Kristin, a paralegal, has demonstrated expertise in every aspect of the labor certification process for foreign nationals. She has also handled various nonimmigrant matters as well as the remaining steps of the permanent residency process for […]
  • Kelly Henault

    Kelly Henault is a dynamic immigration paralegal with experience in the immigration sphere stemming back to 2012. Initially a Front Office Coordinator at a notable Buffalo immigration firm, Kelly was quickly promoted to Legal Assistant, where she prepared, reviewed and filed application for Adjustment of Status, I-130/IVPs, applications for Naturalization, L-1 petitions, O-1 petitions, E-1/E-2s, […]
  • Julia Erbacher

    Julia Erbacher is pure joy. She is not only extremely bright, but is a kind and compassionate soul, making her a perfect fit for working in the field of immigration law. Julia is the first person to bring you flowers after a bad day or bring the team a quart of strawberries on a sunny day.  As […]
  • Rebecca Bentley

    Ahh, Rebecca Bentley. Who doesn’t love Rebecca? Rebecca is on her way to becoming the latest attorney extraordinaire at Berardi Immigration Law. She has spent a considerable time with our firm as our Law Clerk, where she drafts everything from USMCA filings to employment-based green card petitions and everything in between. She is also responsible […]
  • Claire Russ

    Berardi Immigration Law is elated to have Claire Russ on our team. Originally hired as an Administrative Associate, Claire held the fort down throughout the first year of the pandemic and kept our ship sailing smoothly during a hectic time for all. Claire tackled every phone call, FedEx shipment, scheduling matter, and supply order without […]
  • Erica Chiodo, Esq.

    Erica Chiodo is an in-house renaissance woman who can do it all. Having spent several years with our firm as a Law Clerk prior to becoming an Associate at Berardi Immigration Law, Erica has had a bird’s eye view of everything from NAFTA filings to Marriage Based Green Cards and everything in between. In addition […]
  • Nichole Herr

    Nichole brings over 15-years of experience in Operations & Financial management to the team. Throughout her career, Nichole has gained a wide range of hands-on management and business leadership after working with various professionals including a Board of Directors, Banks, and Attorneys. After graduating the College at Brockport (SUNY) with a Bachelor of Arts degree, […]
  • Lauren Kabeary

    Where do we even start with Lauren? An administrative genius with a generous heart and a wicked sense of humor, Lauren keeps us running, laughing, and well-fed every single day.  As our in-house Administrative Associate, Lauren assists our attorneys and paralegals with new client intake activities, administrative tasks, and mailing petitions for government adjudication. She […]
  • Cheri Harjo-Dobbs

    Berardi Immigration Law is thrilled to have nationally-renown Permanent Labor Certification Application (PERM) expert Cheri Harjo-Dobbs on its team! With over 20 years of immigration law experience in this complex field, Cheri is a vital member of the Berardi Immigration Law team. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies & American Jurisprudence […]
  • Zach Ahlstrom, Esq.

    Zach Ahlstrom started with Berardi Immigration Law as a law clerk during his second year of law school in March 2017. He passed the bar exam in October 2018 and officially joined our team as an Associate Attorney in January 2019. He focuses on a wide range of petitions, including everything from employment-based nonimmigrant and […]