Elvira N. Berry, Esquire

A Nigerian born Immigration and Employment Attorney 

In The Community

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​​Judicial Appointments:

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Judge Joseph E. Kane

           New Jersey Superior Court, Civil Division, Atlantic City, NJ

  • Judicial Extern, The Honorable Judge Barry C. Dozor

          Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, Media, PA


Present and Prior Community Involvement:

  • Council member, PA Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

  • Board Member, Reach Academy for Girls, Delaware Charter School

  • Chairperson, Brandywine School District Parent Advisory Council, Title I/ESL Schools

  • Executive Board Member, Chester Youth Court Program

  • Volunteer, Delaware Volunteer Legal Services

  • Volunteer, Nationalities Services Center 

  • Volunteer Attorney, Philadelphia VIP

  • Volunteer Judge, Young Lawyer’s Division, Philadelphia Bar Association


Awards and Recognition:

  • Martin Luther King Service Award, Public Interest Resource Center, Widener Law School

  • T.M. Alexander Award, Women's Law Division of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Bar Association 

  • Student Achievement Award, Barristers' Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Bar Association

Elvira has regulatory and private sector experience in the areas of employment law and immigration law.  Elvira previously investigated Federal and State EEO complaints for the State of Delaware F.B.O the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.   As an Investigator, Elvira addressed complaints filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, and Equal Pay Act.  In the private sector, Elvira has been assisting clients with employment discrimination matters and business immigration issues for over five years.

Education

           Juris Doctor, Pro Bono Distinction

           Bachelor of Science in Psychology and English