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Leslie Ann Diaz

Leslie Ann Diaz

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

Leslie Diaz is an associate attorney at Weinstock Immigration Lawyers, a premiere Atlanta immigration firm.  Ms. Diaz practices immigration law exclusively, specializing in removal (deportation) defense and federal court and immigration appellate litigation.  She has represented clients in Immigration Courts throughout the country to obtain relief from removal.  Additionally, she has extensive experience filing appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and Petitions for Review in several federal Courts of Appeals.   She often files lawsuits in federal courts to obtain immigration benefits for her clients, including mandamus cases.  Ms. Diaz also regularly appears before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on behalf of aliens filing family- and business-based immigration petitions.


Prior to specializing in removal and deportation representation, Ms. Diaz previously served as a Staff Attorney for the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.  She has also practiced in the areas of criminal and commercial litigation.  While in law school, she interned with the Southern Center for Human Rights and the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office, and participated in the Volunteer Immigration Project in Miami, Florida. 


Ms. Diaz is admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia.  She is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits.  She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and served on various AILA liaison committees in Atlanta, including ICE and EOIR committees.  Ms. Diaz graduated from Emory University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree in 2000.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Florida in 1995. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Patricia Camuzzi Luber

    I worked with Leslie for four years in Atlanta, GA. When I first started working she was a senior attorney who I turned to for any immigration question and appellate matter. Leslie always had an answer and would take the time to brainstorm with me to figure out the best solution for the client. She truly cares about her clients and is one of the most compassionate people I know. Leslie has tremendous experience in both immigration litigation and appellate immigration matters. She takes the time to make sure the job is done right. Leslie is known amongst her peers as a knowledgeable attorney and is well-respected. I highly recommend and endorse this lawyer.

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    Patricia Luber Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Robert G. Rubin

    I endorse this lawyer. We worked together on a criminal case that had immigration consequences, and Leslie was extremely well-prepared and knowledgeable. I hope we can work together again.

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    Robert Rubin Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Weinstock Immigration Lawyers

200 Ashford Center North
Suite 220
Atlanta, GA, 30338

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200005/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySiskind Susser Immigration Lawyers2010 - Present
AttorneyThe Fogle Law FIrm, LLC2005 - 2010
Staff AttorneyEleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals2001 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia-Alabama chapter)EOIR Liaison Committee Member2011 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia-Alabama chapter)ICE Liaison Committee Member2010 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Diallo v. U.S. Attorney GeneralPetition for Review Granted
Tan v. U.S. Attorney GeneralPetition for Review Granted
Contreras-Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney Gen.Petition for Review Granted

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityLawJuris Doctor2000
University of FloridaJournalism and Mass CommunicationBachelor of Science1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Georgia-Alabama Chapter Annual ConferenceStrategies in Obtaining Reopening, Reconsideration, and Review of Removal Orders2013
Family Immigration LawRelief from Removal and Waivers of Inadmissibility2013
Family Immigration LawGrounds of Deportability2012
Immigration Law FundamentalsVictims of Crime Visas and Asylum Law2011