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Judith Todes has been practicing immigration law for over 20 years. Judith has represented hundreds of individuals and families in all aspects of immigration and naturalization law, as well as in removal proceedings.  She has worked for several non-profit organizations in cases that involved domestic violence, family immigration, temporary protected status, removal and naturalization.  Judith has worked for dozens of private and public corporations in cases that involved temporary and permanent visas for scientists, engineers, professional and non-professional employees, as well as their family members. 


Judith has been the Baltimore Immigration Court liaison and Baltimore Citizenship and Immigration Services liaison for the Washington Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is Treasurer of and serves on the Section Council of the Immigration Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and has served on the Board of Directors for the Foreign Born Information Referral Network and the Board of Directors of Maryland Immigrant Rights Coalition. Judith has worked with University Offices of Foreign Student Affairs to assist students from other countries with their visa and immigration challenges. She leads round-table discussions or workshops for client companies on current issues in immigration and naturalization law.  She has given talks on immigration law to the Maryland State Bar Association, universities, companies and non-profits.


Practice areas

  1. Immigration: 100%
    30 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Ste 202
10025 Governor Warfield Parkway
Columbia, MD, 21044-3329


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Judith C. Todes1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationTreasurer-Immigration Law Section2010 - 2011
Maryland State Bar AssociationImmigration Law Section Council2009 - 2010
Maryland Immigrant Rights CoalitionBoard Member2008 - 2009
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationLiason to Baltimore CIS for DC Chapter2003 - 2005
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationLiiason To Baltimore Immigration Court for DC Chapter2002 - 2003
Foreign Born Information & Referral NetworkBoard Member1997 - 1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Wisconsin, MadisonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Series on Current TopicsImmigration Law: What Can We Expect In The Future?2010
MSBA Annual ConferenceImmigration Law for the Non-Immigration Lawyer, Moderator2010
Immigration Status and Its ImmplicationsOverview of Immigration Law2010
Training ServiesImmigration Law: What Is It Really All About?2009
Topics for Immigrant Students, UMBCPost Graduation Options for Immigrant Students2009
MSBA Annual ConferenceImmigration Issues for Family Lawyers2009
Legal FairImmigation Law2009
Topics in Social JusticeImmigration Law: What Is It Really All About?2008
Legal FairImmigration Law2008
AILA Chapter ConferenceIssues in Family Law Cases2008
Topics for Immigrant StudentsOptional Practical Training Options2007
Immigration Law SeminarImmigration Law for College Students2007
Topics for Immigrant StudentsOptions for After Graduation2006
Series for Foreign StudentsWhat Happens After the F-1 Visa?2006
Immigration Law SeminarImmigration Law: What It Really All About2005
Foreign Student SeriesOptions for After Graduation2005
Career Paths for WomenBeing an Immigration Lawyer2005
Staff Training WorkshopTraining in Immigration Law2004
International DayWho Can Move to the US?2004
International DayWho Can Move to the US?2003
TPS WorkshopLegal Requirements for TPS2002
International DayWho Can Move to the US?2002
VAWA workshopViolence Against Women Act2001
Issues in ImmigrationImmigration Law Overview1999