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Rebecca Eichler, a first-generation American, has practiced
exclusively immigration law for over ten years. She began her career as a
staff attorney at Hogar Hispano, Catholic Charities then with Legal
Services of Northern Virginia, before launching a private practice.

Her experience spans the range of employment and family-based
immigration petitions, including PERM labor certifications and H-1B
visas, fiancé petitions, consular processing, one-step adjustment of
status and naturalization. She has also successfully represented
clients in affirmative and defensive asylum proceedings before the
Immigration Service and the Immigration Court, as well as petitions
under the Violence Against Women Act for immigrant survivors of domestic

In 2008 she spent three months volunteering in Ecuador assisting
Colombian refugees in their Refugee Status Determination process before
the Ecuadorian government. She has also worked for non-profit
organizations in Cambodia and Guatemala and has lived in Germany, the
United Kingdom, and France.


Ms. Eichler received her undergraduate degree in International Relations
and Geography, with a minor in French, from Boston University on an
ROTC scholarship. She was commissioned as an officer in the US Army.
She earned her law degree at the William and Mary School of Law in
Williamsburg, Virginia followed by a Master of Laws in International
Human Rights from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
as the Draper's Scholar. She speaks Spanish, German, and passable


Languages spoken: Spanish, French, German

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    18 years, 500 cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    Attorney Eichler is very knowledgeable, experienced, ethical and effective attorney. She treats her clients with the utmost care and respect. She is prompt and responsive to client requests for information.


    Bridgette Davis-Miles Immigration Attorney
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Contact info

505 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314


NYCurrently registered 199903/07/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199803/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Contract AttorneyLegal Services of Northern Virginia2002 - 2002
Staff AttorneyCatholic Charities, Hogar Hispano2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1998 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of London School of LawInternational Human Right LawLL.M - Master of Laws1999
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1998
Boston UniversityInternational Relations, Geography, FrenchBA1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA 2009 Spring MeetingMaking Rule of Law Matter: Due Process for LGBT Asylum Seekers in Refugee-Hosting Countries2009