David Wilson and Wilson Law Group represent businesses, families, and individuals throughout the world in business, civil, criminal, family, employment, and immigration law matters. David opened his first law office in 1999 after working as a judicial law clerk and associate for two years. David opened his office to provide clients with honest, sincere, and experienced representation. Wilson Law Group has grown to integrate other practice areas so it can solve all of its clients’ legal concerns. Wilson Law Group endeavors to provide dedicated, friendly, attentive, and thoughtful attorneys and staff to every clients case. While our attorneys have worked for large firms, they have chosen to dedicate themselves to creating an environment that better serves every client and is far less intimidating.
Wilson Law Group is unlike many firms its size - our ratio of attorneys to staff is two attorneys to one staff member. Wilson Law Group understands that clients want to speak and meet with their attorneys, not staff. Wilson Law Group also includes several different nationalities, languages, and academic backgrounds. Wilson Law Group has no hierarchy because all attorneys are responsible for all cases and accountable to all clients.
David is licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota, U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. David attended the University of St. Thomas and then graduated from the William Mitchell College of Law with cum laude honors. David served as the Executive Editor to the William Mitchell Law Review and subsequently served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Roland J. Faricy (ret.) in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
David is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association. David served as the Chair of the Minnesota / Dakotas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in 2007 to 2008. David also previously served as an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law where he co-taught immigration law. He also served an adjunct law professor for the William Mitchell College of Law, teaching Writing Research Advocacy and Presentation from 2003 to 2009, Appellate Advocacy, and William Mitchell College of Law's Immigration Law Clinic. David is a frequent guest speaker on many legal topics in Minnesota and nationally.
David is an attorney of record in many published and unpublished decisions before the federla courts, Minnesota appellate courts, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. David litigates cases before the federal government, federal court system, and Minnesota courts.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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3019 Minnehaha Ave Ste 200
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|MN||Authorized to practice||1997||11/26/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2015 Attorneys of the Year||Minnesota Lawyer||2015|
|2012 360 Communities Community Caring Award||360 Communities||2013|
|Volunteer Spotlight - November 2012||Children's Law Center of Minnesota||2012|
|Adjunct Professor||William Mitchell College of Law||2003 - 2009|
|Judicial Law Clerk||State of Minnesota||1997 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)||N/A||1998 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (MN / Dakotas Chapter)||EOIR Co-Lialson||2015 - 2016|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)||Chapter Chair||2007 - 2008|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)||Vice-Chair||2006 - 2007|
|Bonilla v. Johnson et al||Judgment Granted.|
|Ortiz v. Lynch, 796 F.3d 932 (8th Cir. 2015)||Petition granted|
|Mauti v. State, 2015 WL 303682 (Minn. Ct. App.)||Appeal dismissed.|
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|Minnesota CLE||Immigration Practice Deskbook||2015|
|William Mitchell Law Review||Comment: Kennedy v. Carlson||1996|
|William Mitchell College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of Saint Thomas (St Paul, MN)||Criminal Justice / Legal Studies||Other - Bachelors||1993|
|Understanding Immigrant Youth in the Minnesota Courts||Understanding Immigrant Youth in the Minnesota Courts||2015|
|Removal for Experts - Bond / Detention / Habeas||Bonds, Detention and Habeas Litigation Strategies||2015|
|Removal for Experts||Crimmigration Update||2015|
|Removal for Experts||I-751s in Removal Proceedings||2015|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)||Advocacy in the REAL (ID) World: I-9s and Other Common Pitfalls||2014|
|2014 Upper Midwest AILA Immigration Law Conference||Client Management from Day One: Intake and Beyond||2014|
|2014 MN Fall Supervisors' Conference||Charting the Court into the Unfriendly Waters of Immigration Law||2014|
|2014 Fall Conference||How to Win a Game of Chicken at the Intersection of Immigration & Minnesota Law||2014|
|Webinar||Senate Immigration Bill S.744: Analysis of RPI, DREAM Act, Blue Card and Ag Visa||2013|
|Criminal Justice 2012: Legal, Forensics and Ethics - Part I||Intersection of Criminal and Immigration Law||2012|
|Federal Bar Association luncheon||The Transformation of the Practice of Immigration Law Since 9/11||2011|
|AILA Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference 2010||Best practices before the immigration court||2010|