Lecturer, General Faculty
Director, Immigration Law Clinic
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1996
A.B., Bowdoin College, 1983
Doug Ford is an immigration attorney at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Va., and the director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the Law School. He is coordinator of the Legal Aid Pro Bono Immigration Project, a partnership with the law firm Hunton & Williams and the Law School’s Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center.
Ford has previously worked as a policy analyst for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Washington, D.C. He has also worked as a senior research associate and deputy director of Bosnia Projects with Physicians for Human Rights.
Human Rights Advocacy Stories (editor with Deena R. Hurwitz and Margaret L. Satterthwaite) (Foundation Press, 2009).
“Inspiring and Inadequate: The Krstíc Genocide Conviction through the Eyes of a Srebrenica Survivor,” in Deena R. Hurwitz et al., eds., Human Rights Advocacy Stories 465 (Foundation Press, 2009).
In the Media
- "UVA Law Immigration Clinic Offers Real-World Experience" (The Daily Progress, 01/10/2012)
- "Fifth Candidates' Views on 'Anchor Babies'" (The Daily Progress, 08/21/2010)
- "President Obama's Supreme Court Pick Makes Waves in Charlottesville" (CBS19, 05/26/2009)
- "UVa Law Clinic Credited with Family’s Reunification" (The Daily Progress, 05/23/2009)