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Christopher N. Doval

Immigration Attorney

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  1. Immigration
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    Immigration law refers to national government policies controlling the immigration and deportation of people, and other matters such as citizenship.

Mr. Doval is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland University College's MBA program where he teaches their law and ethics courses.  Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2011, Mr. Doval expertise is in business law and intellectual property law. He is currently the Managing Partner at Diaspora Law - Immigration Lawyers where he oversees all aspects of the firm's daily operations. Mr. Doval received his Juris Doctorate and Master of Telecommunications, Security and Network Management from Syracuse University with a focus on Internet Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization. Furthermore, he received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth in Philosophy with minors in both Religious Studies and English. As well, Mr. Doval has completed Yale University’s Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics with Special Honors. Mr. Doval is an accomplished scholar and has published in several peer-reviewed legal, public policy and management journals, and has presented his work at both nationally and internationally acclaimed conferences.

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Licensed for 11 years
State VA
Status Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 2011
Updated 10/19/2016

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Posted by Scott | November 3, 2016
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Mr. Doval was extremely helpful in determining whether I had a valid case against a former employee for embezzlement. He was able to guide me through the entire legal process as I was unaware of many different factors. I would recommend Mr. Doval for whatever legal matters you need attended to, or he would be able to direct you to someone who could help.
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AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Visiting Scholar, Debate Coordinator and Coach
  • Yale University
  • 2015 - Present
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration – Tenure track
  • Morgan State University
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing – Tenure track
  • Virginia State University
  • 2010 - 2015
  • Research Associate
  • Office of Technology Transfer and Industrial Development
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Legal Research Assistant
  • Burton Blatt Institute: Centers of Innovation on Disability
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Legal Assistant
  • Early Case Assessment Bureau Kings County District Attorney’s Office
  • 2007 - 2007
  • AmeriCorps Volunteer, Placement Coordinator
  • Institute for Urban Family Health
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Research Assistant
  • Special Education and Disability Policy Center
  • 2006 - 2007
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Education

  • Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies
  • Certificate
  • 2015
  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Syracuse University School of Information Studies
  • MS - Master of Science
  • 2010
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006
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Legal Cases

  • My Client's Privacy is my #1 Priority

Associations

  • Yale University Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics Alumni Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Journal of Sustainability Management
  • Editorial Board Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society for Business Faculty
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Association of Law Teachers
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Legal Writing Institute
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Society of American Law Teachers
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Grant Recipient
  • ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research
  • 2015
  • Best Paper Award
  • The Clute Institute - International Business Conference
  • 2015
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Syracuse University College of Law Syracuse University College of Law Student Senate
  • 2010

Publications

  • Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy
  • What Will It Take to Awaken the Sleeping Giant? Latino Issues in the 2016 Presidential Election
  • 2016
  • Journal of Diversity Management
  • Self-determination’s Intrinsic Value of Post-exile Cuban-American Women
  • 2015
  • Journal of Contemporary Athletics
  • Why Wait? Early Draft Eligibility: Exploring the Impact of Early Entry in to the NFL Draft
  • 2014
  • John Marshall Law School, The Review of Intellectual Property Law
  • The Next Great Copyright Act and the Future of Radio
  • 2014
  • International Journal of Law and Legal Jurisprudence
  • Terrorism: Does it Justify Enhanced Interrogation Techniques.
  • 2014
  • Journal of Sustainability Management
  • Creating a Cause for Sustainability: A Practice-Based Research Project for Undergraduate Students
  • 2014
  • Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy
  • Latinos Seek Environmental Justice and Public Discourse for Underserved Communities in the United States.
  • 2014
  • Journal of International Business and Management
  • Saving our Students from Themselves: An Introduction to Web Presence Management
  • 2013
  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law Journal of Science, Technology, and Environmental Law
  • The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act: An Assessment of Policy through Cost and Application
  • 2013
  • Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
  • Hip-hop, the Law and Other Professors’ Pedagogy
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • College Sport Research Institute 2016 Conference
  • Why Wait?: Early Draft Eligibility: Exploring the Impact of Sophomore Entry in to the NFL Draft
  • 2016
  • Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies Annual Summer Bioethics Symposium
  • Self-determination’s Intrinsic Value for Post-exile Cuban-American Women
  • 2015
  • Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies
  • Environmental Ethics and the Journey of the Universe Discussion Panel
  • 2015
  • Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies
  • Respecting Human Dignity through Statutory Interpretation and Ethical Argumentation
  • 2015
  • The Clute Institute International Business Conference
  • Self-determination’s Intrinsic Value for Post-exile Cuban-American Women
  • 2015
  • Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management
  • Legal Basics for Entrepreneurs Workshop
  • 2015
  • The Interlink Alliance 2014 Faculty Development and Leadership Conference: From Pencils to Pixels: Pedagogy in the 21st Century
  • Creating a Cause for Sustainability: A Practice-Based Research Project for Undergraduate Students
  • 2014
  • The Academic Forum March 2014 Conference
  • Creating a Cause for Sustainability: A Practice-Based Research Project for Undergraduate Students
  • 2014
  • Sixth Annual Symposium for the Review of Intellectual Property Law Art meets Law
  • The Next Great Copyright Act and the Future of Radio
  • 2014
  • Perspectives on Conflict: Exploring legal and other forms of regulation
  • Terrorism: Does it Justify Enhanced Interrogation Techniques?
  • 2014
  • Critical Race Studies Symposium: Whiteness as Property: A Twenty-Year Appraisal
  • Native American Tribal Disenrollment and Heritage
  • 2014
  • Academy of Business Research Conference
  • “Play Your Music”: Strategies and Tactics To Assist in Pursuing a Successful Business Career
  • 2014
  • “How Much Do You Know About GMOs?” Discussion PanelPresents “How Much Do You Know About GMOs?” Discussion Panel
  • “How Much Do You Know About GMOs?”
  • 2013
  • Yale University Institution for Social and Policy Studies
  • Self-Determination and the Law
  • 2013
  • WRIR 97.3 Radio’s Lightly on the Ground with Patricia Stansbury
  • “The Future of Farming: Genetically Modified Crops and Intellectual Property”
  • 2013
  • University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute's Mentoring Conference: Impact and Effectiveness of Developmental Relationships
  • Self-Determination of Cuban-American Women as Leaders in Organizations
  • 2013
  • The Information Institute's Annual ISOneWorld Conference
  • Is your Web Presence a Reality?
  • 2013
  • The Information Institute's Annual ISOneWorld Conference
  • XM Radio and the Trouble with Innovation and Copyright
  • 2013
  • Hispanic Business Summit 2013
  • So You Want to Work Like I Do?: Tech and Tips for a One Man Office
  • 2013
  • California Student Sustainability Coalition Spring Convergence
  • Pathways to Advocacy: Environmentalism in the Non-White Communities of California
  • 2013
  • World Business Institute's International Business Conference
  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward in a Digital Landscape
  • 2012
  • World Business Institute's International Business Conference
  • Hip-hop and Other Professors’ Pedagogy
  • 2012
  • University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute Mentoring Conference: Facilitating Developmental Relationships for Success
  • The Reality Behind your Web Presence
  • 2012
  • The Southern Academy of Legal Studies Annual Conference
  • Legal Studies through Hip-hop
  • 2012
  • The Law School Experience and Career Opportunities in the Legal Profession Discussion Panel
  • The Law School Experience and Career Opportunities in the Legal Profession
  • 2012
  • The Information Institute's Annual ISOneWorld Conference and Convention
  • The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act: An Assessment of Policy through Cost and Application
  • 2012
  • Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies Annual Conference
  • The Toy Biz and our Humanity
  • 2012
  • Education Law Association Annual Conference
  • One Mic and 50 Minutes
  • 2012
  • Academy of Business Research Winter International Conference
  • Post-Exile Portraits of Cuban-American Female Leadership: Footprints of an Era
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (4)
Immigration Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with and for Mr. Doval. Not only is he knowledgeable in the law but his creativity leads to solutions for the clients when it appeared there were none."
General practice Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I highly recommend Mr. Doval. He is a very diligent and responsible attorney. I have referred him multiple matters in his region and have only heard positive feedback."
Business Attorney | Oct 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Christopher. He and I were faculty members at the College of Business of Virginia State University 2010-2013. He is a very sharp lawyer and has great computer skills as well."
Immigration Lawyer Christopher N. Doval
Christopher N. Doval
Immigration Attorney
Licensed for 11 years