Supervising Attorney, Baltimore Office of the Tahirih Justice Center
Deepa Bijpuria is the Supervising Attorney at the Baltimore Office of the Tahirih Justice Center. She joined Tahirih in 2012 where she represents immigrants fleeing gender violence in both affirmative and defensive cases for asylum, U & T Visas, VAWA and SIJS. She regularly trains law enforcement and crime victim service providers. Prior to joining Tahirih, she was the Project Director for the Women’s Law Center of Maryland’s MEDOVI Project where she exclusively represented DV immigrant survivors and helped establish the first protocols for U Visa certification with local law enforcement, and participates in various Human Trafficking taskforces as well as the PBRC’s Pro Bono Partners Committee. Deepa began her career in 2005 at The Women’s Law Center of Maryland representing domestic violence victims in protective order proceedings.