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WIL Attends One America Annual Event

On May 19th, 2012, One America, (former Hate Free Zone) held its annual dinner at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle. Some 700 people attended the special event.  It was special because Ms. Pramila Jayapal, the Founder and Executive Director stepped down from devoting over a decade to fighting for civil and immigrant rights.  Her[…]

AILA WA Honored by LBAW

The Latina/o Bar Association of Washington held their 19th annual gala at the Marriot Waterfront hotel in downtown Seattle.  It was a sparkling event with the who’s who of the Washington legal community in attendance. Guests included Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, Honorable Judge Jones from the Western District of Washington (Federal) court, and many more such[…]

WIL out and about

Though summer arrived late in Seattle, the legal community in Washington is finally enjoying it!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             On July 24, WIL attended the Minority Bar Association Joint picnic in Woodland Park, Seattle.  All Minority Bar Associations were represented and there was a great turn out.  WIL would like to thank WSBA and the MBAs for organizing the event. On[…]

I couldn’t practice without AILA!

(This article will be published in the quarterly publication by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in the next few months. In due course, a link to the publication will be posted). I fell into U.S. immigration law by chance, having practiced criminal law in London, England for a few years before my own relocation to[…]

The American Immigration Lawyers Association-Washington Chapter: Dedicated to Helping Our Community

(This article is written for the Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division newsletter- De Novo, to be published in their October 2009 issue) As a relatively new immigration attorney, my practice relies heavily on the assistance I receive from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).   AILA is a national association of over 11,000 attorneys[…]