Incoming Faculty Profile: Erika Nyborg-Burch

Press Date
July 7, 2023
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Erika Nyborg-Burch is joining FSU Law as a clinical professor and will direct the Public Interest Law Center’s Farmworker and Immigration Rights Clinic beginning in the fall. The clinic is accepting students to work with Professor Nyborg-Burch during the fall 2023 semester. Prior to joining FSU Law, Professor Nyborg-Burch was a senior litigation associate at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, where she maintained an active pro bono practice, representing students with disabilities and victims of trafficking, among others. Previously, as a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, she represented non-citizens and individuals in the criminal legal system in federal and state court. Professor Nyborg-Burch began her career at The Bronx Defenders, where she represented clients in removal proceedings through the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project as an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow. She served as a law clerk to the Hon. Judge Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She was also a founding member of the Asylum Seekers Advocacy Project, coordinating removal defense as a volunteer during law school and later representing clients before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Professor Nyborg-Burch speaks Spanish and is conversational in Greek. She earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and her B.A. from Brown University.

“I’m so excited to join FSU Law and the law school’s Public Interest Law Center. I look forward to joining students and colleagues to work alongside clients and community partners in advocating for immigrants and farmworkers in North Florida.” 


Published on July 7, 2023