Mike Corradini


Mike Corradini was the associate director for universal representation design with Vera’s Advancing Universal Representation initiative, which aims to establish a right to federally funded counsel for all people facing removal in the immigration system. Mike’s work focused on integrating best practices to inform universal representation legislation and program design.

Previously, Mike served as program director for the National Qualified Representative Program, which provides federally funded legal representation for detained immigrants who have been found mentally incompetent to represent themselves. Before joining Vera, Mike advocated for reforms to the immigration system and trained health professionals to perform forensic evaluations of asylum seekers at Physicians for Human Rights and represented detained immigrants at the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project.

Mike holds a BA in political science and Middle Eastern studies from The George Washington University, an MA in Arab studies from Georgetown University, and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.