Adam Durham is an Immigration Law Clerk in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Syracuse office, where he uses his legal knowledge regarding immigration to assist firm attorneys with their clients’ immigration matters, conducts legal research and analysis, prepares legal documents, compiles case materials and writes reports and other memoranda.
Adam brings a wealth of legal immigration experience to Tully Rinckey. As a Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:03 Certified Student Attorney at Boston College Immigration Clinic, Adam appeared in court on behalf of clients in removal proceedings, and drafted and filed various memoranda of law and applications on behalf of clients, including Motions to Terminate, Habeas Corpus Petitions, and I-589 Applications for Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Relief under the Convention Against Torture. He also conducted client interviews and consultations regarding a client’s ongoing case, as well as witness interviews to help strengthen a client’s arguments. Previously, Adam was a Law Clerk for Joyce & Associates in Boston, Massachusetts. There, he drafted memoranda of law for attorneys to review and submit to Immigration Courts, such as motions to dismiss, motions to reopen, motions to reconsider, and memoranda of support for various immigration applications. He also conducted research on relevant legal statutes and case law to support clients’ cases, including the intent requirements of identify fraud and ineffective counsel in post-conviction immigration proceedings. Additionally, Adam created interoffice memoranda on various legal subjects to aide attorneys’ arguments for motions to reopen and motions to dismiss. Adam also was an Intern in the Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
Adam obtained his law degree from Boston College Law School, located in Newton, Massachusetts, where he was active in the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, International Law Society and Business Law Society. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Siena College, located in Loudonville, NY, with a Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude, in History and Psychology, a Pre-Law Certificate and a Minor in Political Science.
NOT YET ADMITTED TO THE BAR OF ANY STATE, ABLE TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT AS A LAW CLERK AND NOT AS AN ATTORNEY.