Michele H. Domingo works on behalf of individuals needing immigration help, as well as families needing wills, and estate planning. Ms. Domingo is passionate about human rights, and believes human rights include immigrant rights and GLBTQ rights. She is dedicated to advocating for these rights by representing individuals in immigration matters and family estate planning.
Ms. Domingo has a particular interest in advocating on behalf of immigrants and refugees with lack of access to legal resources, as well as securing the rights of all families, including GLBTQ individuals. She is also experienced in representing a diverse group of individuals and families from many countries around the word, GLBTQ individuals and immigrants, survivors of domestic violence, and refugees.
She has handled cases before the Federal Immigration Court, United States Citizens and Immigration Services, New York City Criminal Court, and New York City Civil Court.
For over 10 years, Ms. Domingo has been a legal and community advocate on behalf of individuals in Washington and New York State. She is active with the Catholic Community Services Immigration Legal Services assisting low-income immigrant and refugee clients with their immigration issues. She has worked as an attorney at Seattle University’s School of Law, Access to Justice Institute, and a public defender for the New York City Legal Aid Society, and has been a law clerk at Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Immigration Equality (formerly the Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force).
Ms. Domingo has served as a pro-bono immigration attorney with Northwest Immigrant Rights Project representing survivors of domestic violence, and as Chair to the Legal Immigration Service Providers Forum, providing technical assistance and support on immigration matters to BIA (Board of Immigration Appeals) Accredited Representatives and BIA recognized non-profits in Seattle.
In her free time, Ms. Domingo enjoys spending time with her partner and son, traveling, supporting the arts, and creating art and photography.
Languages Spoken: Tagalog
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Wan Ng Koo Fellowship||CUNY School of Law||2003|
|Public Interest Law Revson Fellowship||New York University||2002|
|Owner, Attorney||Domingo Law Group, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Directing Attorney||Catholic Community Services of Western WA||2008 - 2014|
|Associate Director / Immigration Attorney||Seattle University School Of Law||2006 - 2008|
|Public Defender||Legal Aid Society New York City||2004 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|QLaw- GLBT Bar Association of Washington||Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|Asian Bar Association of Washington||Solo Practice Committee||2011 - Present|
|Filipino Lawyers of Washington||Member||2010 - Present|
|Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of Washington||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild||Member||2006 - Present|
|Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington||Member||2006 - Present|
|Family Based Petitions Green Cards||WIN|
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|Equalizer; Society of Law Teachers||2007 Trina Grillo Public Interest and Social Justice Law Retreat: Justice Across Borders||2007|
|City University of New York School of Law at Queens College||N/A||J.D.||2004|
|University of Minnesota, Twin Cities||Women's Studies||B.A., summa cum laude||1998|
|9th Annual Trina Grillo Public Interest & Social Justice Law Retreat||Immigration Equity Regardless of Borders||2007|
|Immigration Rights CLE||VAWA: I-360, I-751 for Domestic Violence survivors||2006|