673 Morris Avenue, Springfield, New Jersey 07081

Valisha Desir

Associate

973-912-5222 phone

973-912-9212 fax

Ms. Desir is engaged in the practice of civil litigation at Hardin Kundla McKeon & Poletto. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from The College of New Jersey and a J.D. from Seton Hall School of Law.

While in law school Ms. Desir was a clinical student in Seton Hall Law’s immigration, Juvenile Justice, and Family Law Clinics. She was an active member of the Interscholastic Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Program and served as the Secretary of the Black Law Students Association.

Upon graduating from Seton Hall Law, Ms. Desir clerked for the Honorable Marlene Lynch Ford, A.J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil and Family Divisions.

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Ms. Desir  was recognized by the Center for Social Justice at Seton Hall Law for her work advocating for a Sudanese client where a judge ruled the client qualified for asylum, withholding of removal under the Refugee Convention and Protection under the Torture Convention after an executive order banning the entrance of Sudanese Nationals was issued.