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About Me

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Member, New York state bar
  • Member, Maryland state bar

Awards and honors

  • Excellence in Service Award, Immigration Section, Maryland State Bar (2012-2013)
  • Baltimore’s Best Lawyers, Baltimore Magazine, 2003
  • Recipient of Advocacy Division Award, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Outstanding Service Award as AILF Ambassador, AILA DC Chapter, 2007-2008

Education

  • Harvard University, LL.M., 1990
  • University of Nairobi, LL.B., 1979

Professional Memberships

  • Chair-Elect, American Immigration Lawyers Association, DC Chapter 2014-2015
  • Vice Chair,American Immigration Lawyers Association, DC Chapter 2013 – 2014
  • Secretary, American Immigration Lawyers Association, DC Chapter 2012 – 2013
  • Chair, Maryland State Bar Immigration Section, 2012-2013
  • Treasurer, American Immigration Lawyers Association, DC Chapter 2011 – 2012
  • Secretary, Maryland State Bar Immigration Section, 2011-2012
  • Treasurer, Maryland State Bar Immigration Section, 2010-2011
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, D.C. Chapter
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Profiles

Biography

  • Fluent in English, Swahilli conversant in Arabic