Clinical Teaching Fellow
Immigrant Rights Clinic
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 434
Administrative Assistant: Terry Berk
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 200
J.D., DePaul University College of Law
B.A., Columbia University
Areas of Expertise
Immigration and Naturalization Law
Children’s Deportation Defense
Professor Nickole Miller joined the Immigrant Rights Clinic in July 2017. Her practice and teaching are focused on defending our immigrant communities against systemic injustices in the legal system.
Prior to joining the UB faculty, Miller was a Managing Attorney in the Children’s Representation Project at the Immigrant Defenders Law Center (ImmDef) in Los Angeles, California. At ImmDef, she defended children in deportation proceedings, represented individuals before the California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal and the Board of Immigration Appeals, and drafted legislation to enhance protections for unaccompanied minors. Previously, she worked in the Immigrants’ Rights Project at Public Counsel as a Staff Attorney, where she represented teen asylum seekers and children eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). Prior to that, Miller was a Staff Attorney at the Immigration Center for Women and Children where she represented victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, and other serious crimes in their affirmative and defensive U Visa, T Visa, and VAWA applications.Miller received her B.A. from Columbia University and graduated cum laude from DePaul University College of Law with a certificate in Public Interest Law. She is an active member of the National Lawyers Guild.