Safiya Webber Byars, Esq., a founding partner of the Byars Firm. The Byars Firm is a boutique law firm focusing on immigration, family law, and estate planning matters. Ms. Byars is diligent with her work and she strives on providing her clients with the best legal representation. Attorney Byars entered the United States as an international student to attend college where she was the first international student. Ms. Byars has successfully made the transition from a temporary student visa to permanent immigration status. Ms. Byars now uses her extensive immigration expertise to teach her clients the best ways to get their cases approved the FIRST time, while reducing processing times and avoiding Immigration red flags that result in delays, denials and deportation
Ms. Byars currently serves as the chair of the family immigration continuing legal education program and the vice chair of the immigration law section of the state bar of Georgia. Ms. Byars is also sought after by many local immigrant groups and families to present immigration and estate planning workshops.
While in law school Ms. Byars followed her passion for community outreach by providing pro bono legal services and volunteer community service to the residents of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. At graduation Ms. Byars was presented with the Dean's Community Service Award and the Order of the Samaritan Award.
Ms. Byars is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Montevallo where she was a Honors Scholar and the University of Alabama School of Law.