Jennaweh Hondrogiannis is a graduate of the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has served as Chair of the New Members Committee as well as Chair of the LGBT Committee for AILA Colorado. Ms. Hondrogiannis is also a member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.
Upon being awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship, Ms. Hondrogiannis attended the University of Denver to pursue her undergraduate degree. While an undergraduate student at DU, Ms. Hondrogiannis was accepted into an accelerated degree program at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and earned her B.A. in International Studies and M.A. in International Security within five years. As a graduate student, Ms. Hondrogiannis was an intern at the Ecumenical Refugee and Immigration Services and it was there that she found her passion to advocate for immigrants. Ms. Hondrogiannis is grateful for the opportunity to follow her dreams and is committed to helping immigrants find a path to follow theirs.
As a law student, Ms. Hondrogiannis committed herself to gaining meaningful experience within the immigration field by working as an extern at the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition and the Executive Office of Immigration Review. Ms. Hondrogiannis has successfully represented clients before the Immigration Court in both detained and non-detained cases, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Department of Labor.
Ms. Hondrogiannis has studied abroad in Seville, Spain and Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. In her free time, Ms. Hondrogiannis enjoys cooking, camping, yoga, live music, and spending time with her family.
She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Gates Millennium Scholarship||Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation||N/A|
|Senior Attorney||MyRights Immigration Law Firm||2018 - Present|
|Attorney||Johnson Knudson Law||2016 - 2018|
|Associate||Joseph Law Firm, P.C.||2012 - 2016|
|Law Clerk||Hernandez & Associates, P.C.||2011 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Stern & Curray, LLC||2011 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Executive Office of Immigration Review – Immigration Court||2011 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition||2010 - 2010|
|Intern||Ecumenical Refugee and Immigration Services||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Annual Conference Planning Committee, Colorado Women’s Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Immigrant Liberty Awards Planning Committee, Rocky Mountain Immigration Advocacy Network Benefit||Member||2015 - Present|
|LGBT Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Colorado Chapter||Co-chair||2014 - Present|
|Our Courts Program||Presenter||2013 - Present|
|New Member Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Colorado Chapter||Chair||2013 - 2014|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2012|
|Josef Korbel School of International Studies||MA - Masters||2008|
|University of Denver||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|Held of Behalf of the US Senate Office||DACA and DAPA||N/A|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association, 4th Annual Rocky Mountain Fall Conference, Colorado Chapter||On the Run: UAC/Family Detention/Asylum Update||N/A|
|Molina v. Holder, 763 F.3d 1259 (10th Cir. 2014)|
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