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David Christopher Drake

David Christopher Drake

also known as D.C. Drake, David C. Drake

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    10 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Eileen Patricia Blessinger

    Mr. Drake is an excellent immigration attorney. I previously attended an introductory immigration course taught by Mr. Drake and have consulted with him on several cases. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. I definitely recommend his services.


    Eileen Blessinger Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    DC Drake is an excellent attorney who is highly knowledgeable and dedicated to helping his clients achieve the best results. He not only has wonderful skills as an attorney, but truly cares about the people he works with. I believe he is a strong advocate and I would highly recommend him.


    Mariam Masumi Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Drake Immigration Law, PLLC

601 King Street
Suite 404
Alexandria, VA, 22314


VAAuthorized to practice law200709/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer AwardAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2013
Michael Maggio Memorial Pro Bono AwardAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorGeorge Mason University School Of Law2014 - 2016
AttorneyCarliner & Remes, PC2011 - 2013
AttorneyImmigration Law Group, PC2011 - 2011
AttorneyJohnson & Associates, PC2007 - 2011
InternU.S. Department of Homeland Security2006 - 2006
InternImmigrant & Refugee Appellate Center2006 - 2006
InternBoard of Immigration Appeals2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
AILA DC Litigation CommitteeN/A2015 - Present
AILA DC Chapter DMV CommitteeN/A2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC chapter)USCIS Liaison2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational Student Outreach Committee2014 - Present
Alexandria Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC chapter)Chair - ICE Liaison Committee2013 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC chapter)Vice-Chair Washington EOIR Committee2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC chapter)Intern Match Coordinator2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC chapter)Vice-Chair Washington USCIS Committee2010 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ogundipe v. Mukasey, 541 F.3d 257 (4th. Cir. 2008)Petition Denied in 2-1 Decision
Majid v. Holder (4th Cir. 2009)(unpublished)Petition denied but case reopened by Board of Immigration Appeals on Motion to Reopen
Kueviakoe v. Att'y Gen., 567 F.3d 1301 (11th Cir. 2009)Petition granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2013
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Kentucky College of LawInternational Politics and CommunicationsMasters1998
Rhodes CollegeInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Catholic Charities CLEU Visas2014
Alexandria Bar Association, CLE CommitteeFamily-Based Immigration Law2014
Advice from Experienced Practitioners/DC BarImmigration Removal Proceedings2011