Erin Jacobsen

Biography

Erin Jacobsen is Assistant Professor and Supervising Attorney at Vermont Law School’s South Royalton Legal Clinic (SRLC), where she is the lead project attorney and project coordinator of SRLC's Vermont Immigrant Assistance (VIA) Project. Prior to that, she was the Lead Staff Attorney at Vermont Immigration and Asylum Advocates in Burlington, Vermont.  Through VIA, Erin and her students provide free legal representation to indigent immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Erin also practices juvenile and family law, and staffs the Clinic’s Prison Project, in which she consults with incarcerated women about legal issues regarding their children.  Erin is committed to public interest law and to doing work that promotes human dignity and human rights. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Vermont and in the United States District Court for the District of Vermont.