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I am a passionate believer in The Golden Rule and will work tirelessly to ensure that everyone has access to the legal system in a way that is reasonable, understandable, and just!



Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Hindi, Gujarati, French, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 65%
    11 years, 4.8 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    11 years, 150 cases
  3. Family: 10%
    15 years, 500 cases
  4. Juvenile: 10%
    16 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  5. Asylum: 5%
    8 years, 100 cases



Fixed (sometimes), Pro bono (50%)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

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  • John Michael Totten

    Rebeca is not only a capable and competent lawyer, she pursues her client's interests with passion, enthusiasm and dedication to get the job done. There is no doubt she is one of the top in her field.


    John Totten Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. She was very helpful in a matter concerning a change of venue.


    Andrea Madrid
    Relationship: Other

Contact info


a 501(c)3 Non Profit Foundation
2415 Beaver Ruin Road NW, Ste. B
Norcross, GA, 30071

A Salmon Firm, LLC

2415 Beaver Ruin Road NW
Norcross, GA, 30071



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200708/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Georgia Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Certified Child Welfare Law SpecialistNational Association of Counsel for Children2015
2014-2015 Outstanding Pro Bono WorkAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia/ Florida Chapter)2015
Liberty Bell AwardDeKalb Bar Association2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Executive DirectorACCESS TO LAW, INC.2011 - Present
Managing PartnerA Salmon Firm, LLC2009 - Present
Contract AttorneyImmigrant Children's Advocacy Project of Catholic Charities Atlanta2006 - 2011
CASACourt Appointed Special Advocates (Casa)2002 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenCertified Child Welfare Law Specialist2015 - Present
Supreme Court of the United States of AmericaAttorney Member2012 - Present
ACCESS TO LAW, Inc.Executive Director2011 - Present
Barton Child Law and Policy CenterBarton Advisory Committee Board Member2009 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaAttorney Member2007 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Child Protection and Advocacy Law Section of the Georgia Bar: Spring 2015 NewsletterDue Process and the Right to a Meaningful Opportunity to be Heard: Representing Recent Arrival Unaccompanied Alien Children in the Atlanta Immigration Court2015
CNN Live in NewsroomCNN Live interview: Undocumented Children Crisis2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Brenau UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Gainsville CollegePsychologyA.A. - Associate of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South GeorgiaCommunity Outreach and Representation2016
Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law ConferenceChallenges representing UAC Children before the immigration court2016
POLITICO ANALYSIS OF SURGE UACChild migrants face new crisis: Uneven justice2015
Moultrie GeorgiaCommunity Outreach and Representation2015
WSB-TV2 ReportLocal attorney says hundreds of border kids arriving in Metro Atlanta2014
LSA/A2L Moultrie Outreach ProjectVaried legal remedies available for undocumented children and families2014
CNN Live InterviewUndocumented Immigrant Children Crisis2014
CNN Interview Rafael RomoLittle-known law allows abused immigrant children to stay in the U.S.2014
15th annual Legal Ethics & Professionalism SymposiumEthics in Immigration2014
Consular TrainingU visa and SIJS intense training2013
Consular TrainingU visa relief2012
NACC National ConferenceImmigration Remedies for Vulnerable Children2011
March Madness TrainingImmigrant Children2011
Emory UniversityImmigration Remedies for Vulnerable Children and Families2011
CASA TrainingLegal Immigration Remedies for Children and Families2011
2011 ConferenceImmigration Remedies for Vulnerable Children and Families2011
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenSIJS and Other Immigration Relief for Children in Care2010
March Madness TraningImmigrant Children2010
2010 ConferenceSIJS and Other Immigration Relief for Children in Care2010
March Madness TrainingImmigrant Children2009
March Madness TrainingImmigrant Children2008
March Madness TrainingImmigrant Children2007
March Madness TrainingImmigrant Children2006