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  1. Domestic Violence: 90%
    14 years
  2. Immigration: 5%
    18 years
  3. Appeals: 5%
    13 years

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1402 3rd Ave Ste 406
Seattle, WA, 98101-2118


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Hall of Fame InducteeUniversity of WA School of Law Public Interest Law Assn2008
WSBA Family Law Section Professional of the YearWashington State Bar Association, Family Law Section2005
Cynthia Gillespie AwardNorthwest Women's Law Center2000
Golden Door AwardNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AWA State Coalition Against DV2001 - Present
N/AGibbs Houston PAUW2000 - 2001
Staff AttorneyColumbia Legal Services1997 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
WA State Gender & Justice CommissionN/A2004 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterN/A2000 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ruffin v. QuasimN/A
Danny v. LaidlawN/A
Gourley v. GourleyN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Domestic Violence Manual for JudgesDomestic Violence: The Overlap Between State and Immigration Law2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WA State Judicial Conferenceimmigration and domestic violence law2002
American Immmigration Lawyers Association Annual ConferenceImmigration and Domestic Violence2001
Immigrants in the CourtsImmigration and Family Law2000