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Michael Ajiawung Fondungallah

Michael Ajiawung Fondungallah

Practice areas:

Immigration, Discrimination, Litigation, Landlord & Tenant, Corporate & Incorporation… more 

Michael Fondungallah

About Me

Michael Fondungallah is a founding member of Fondungallah Kigham & Essien, LLC. His
practice focuses on all aspects of immigration law, business law, international law, landlord
tenant law and general litigation.


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Michael Fondungallah is a founding member of Fondungallah Kigham & Essien, LLC. His practice focuses on all aspects of immigration law, business law, international law, landlord tenant law and general litigation. Michael received his bachelors degree in law from the University of Yaounde in Cameroon (1991) and a post-graduate diploma (maitrise) in business law from the same university (1992). He worked for the Tazem Chambers as a pupil lawyer before coming to the United States in 1993 and in 2001 obtained his juris doctor JD degree in law from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul Minnesota.



Michael is admitted to practice in Minnesota (2001), the United State District Court for the District of Minnesota (2006) and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2006). He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where he is the Minnesota/Dakota Chapter liaison with the Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Michael is also a board member and secretary of the Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce. He volunteers and mentors for William Mitchell College of Law, St. Thomas University School of Law and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education's Get Ready program. Michael is also fluent in French.



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Languages Spoken: French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Immigration: 40%
    14 years, 100 cases
  2. Discrimination: 20%
    14 years, 20 cases
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    14 years, 50 cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    14 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 20%
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Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Michael Essien

    Michael Fondungallah is a dedicated counsel and works tirelessly to obtain the best outcomes for his many clients. I strongly endorse him.

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    Michael Essien Patent Application Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Fondungallah Kigham & Essien, LLC

2499 Rice St #236
Roseville, MN, 55113-3724

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice200104/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Valuable Contribution AwardWest 7th Community Center2006
Service AwardMinnesota Black Chamber of Commerce2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers Associationmember2004 - 2008
Minnesota Black Chamber of CommerceSecretary2002 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2008
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Yaounde, CameroonLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MSBA Workers Compensation InstituteUnderstanding Diverse Cultures and Working with Diverse Lawyers and Clients2008
MSBA Real Estate InstituteUnderstanding African Culture and Working with African Clients2008
AILA Web SeminarPreparing for Bond Hearings2008