At Domingo Law Group, PLLC, Michele H. Domingo works on behalf of individuals needing immigration advocacy. We are a full service immigration based in the Seattle area and in the Snohomish County / Edmonds / Lynnwood / Everett area. Ms. Domingo is passionate about social justice, and believes immigrant and LGBTQIA+ rights are human rights. She is experienced in representing a diverse group of individuals and families from many countries around the world, including LGBTQIA+ individuals, survivors of domestic violence, and refugees.
Ms. Domingo received her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in the Women’s Studies Honors Program at the University of Minnesota and then went to work at Wellesley College’s Center for Women. In 2004, Ms. Domingo received her Juris Doctor from CUNY School of Law in New York City. She has handled cases before the Federal Immigration Court, United States Citizens and Immigration Services, New York City Criminal Court, and New York City Civil Court. Michele is admitted to the Washington and New York state bar associations.
For over 13 years, Ms. Domingo has been a legal and community advocate on behalf of individuals in Washington and New York State. She has worked at Catholic Community Services Immigration Legal Services assisting low-income immigrant and refugee clients with their immigration issues, as an attorney at Seattle University’s School of Law, Access to Justice Institute, a public defender for the New York City Legal Aid Society, and as law clerk both at Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), and Immigration Equality (formerly the Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force).
She currently serves as the President / Board Chair of Families of Color Seattle (FOCS), a non-profit connecting parents to build a loving community of families of color, and she has served as a pro-bono immigration attorney with Northwest Immigrant Rights Project representing survivors of domestic violence.
Michele is the daughter of Filipino immigrants, and proud mama of a child of Filipino and Vietnamese heritage. In her free time, Michele enjoys spending time with her Vietnamese partner and child, learning about her pre-colonial/indigenous Filipino heritage, playing music, and creating art and photography. Her photographic images are included in The City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and 4Culture public collections.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Wan Ng Koo Fellowship||CUNY School of Law||2003|
|Public Interest Law Revson Fellowship||New York University||2002|
|Owner, Attorney||Domingo Law Group, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Directing Attorney||Catholic Community Services of Western WA||2008 - 2014|
|Associate Director / Immigration Attorney||Seattle University School Of Law||2006 - 2008|
|Public Defender||Legal Aid Society New York City||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Filipino Lawyers of Washington||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Equalizer; Society of Law Teachers||2007 Trina Grillo Public Interest and Social Justice Law Retreat: Justice Across Borders||2007|
|City University of New York School of Law at Queens College||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|9th Annual Trina Grillo Public Interest & Social Justice Law Retreat||Immigration Equity Regardless of Borders||2007|
|Immigration Rights CLE||VAWA: I-360, I-751 for Domestic Violence survivors||2006|
|Family Based Petitions Green Cards||WIN|
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