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Annigje Johanna Buwalda

Annigje Johanna Buwalda

also known as Ann Buwalda

About me

In practice since 1992, Ann Buwalda founded the law firm, Just Law International, PC, in March 1996, an experienced immigration law firm dealing primarily with U.S. business visas, religious worker visas, family-based petitions, and asylum and refugee cases. Ann is admitted to the Virginia Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar, and is a member of AILA. She has served as adjunct professor teaching Immigration Law at Regent University in 1996 and teaching International Religious Freedom Law in 2011.  From 2002 – 2009 she annually taught Refugee and Human Rights Law as an adjunct professor at Handong International Law School in Korea. From 1991 through the present time, Ms Buwalda has directed Jubilee Campaign USA, focusing on international religious freedom and other human rights issues. The United Theological Seminary of the Asian Christian Ministries conferred an honorary Doctor of Humanities upon Buwalda in May 2006. In 1991 she completed two Master’s Degrees at Regent University, one in Public Policy from the School of Government and the other in International/Cross-Cultural Communication. In 1990 Buwalda graduated from Regent University School of Law earning a Juris Doctor and since 2000 has served on the law school’s Alumni Board. In 1986 she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Liberty University earning joint majors in Business Administration and Political Science. In 2004, Regent University selected Ms. Buwalda for their first annual Alumni of the Year Award. She has served on the Boards of Trustees of several charitable organizations since the mid-1990s.


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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 80%
    23 years
  2. Asylum: 20%
    23 years


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Just Law International

9689-C Main Street
Fairfax, VA, 22031


VAAuthorized to practice law199109/15/2015
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished & Faithful Service AwardHandong International Law School2006
Alumni of the Year AwardRegent University School of Law2004
Appreciation for Human Rights CommitmentPakistani-American Christian Association1999
Peace Award Appreciation for Many Years of ServiceChristian League of Pakistan USA1998
Award for Scholastic AchievementRegent University School of Public Policy1991
Award for Inspirational LeadershipRegent University School of Law1990
Summa Cum Laude GraduateLiberty University1986
Salutatorian AwardMarshfield High School1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alliance Defense FundGlobal Advisory Council2010 - Present
Regent University School of LawMember Alumni Board2000 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Regent University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Regent University School of LawN/AMA - MastersN/A