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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 2007 - 2012

    2012

  • Speaker, "DOMA and Immigration Law in Chicago," presented at DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL, November 2012.
  • Panelist, "Beyond the Fence," presented at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL, November 2012.
  • Presenter, "LGBTQ Immigration Issues," presented as part of an advocacy workshop hosted by the LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Coalition of Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 2012.
  • Presenter, "Recent Developments in Immigration Law & the LGBT Community," presented at the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL, June 2012.
  • Panelist, "´Friending´ Your Law Practice: How to Put Social Media to Work for You," presented at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Conference, Nashville, TN, June 2012.
  • 2011

  • Panelist, "Bs, ESTA, Co-Habiting Partners and Everything in Between: Issues in Visitor Visa Admission," presented at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2011.
  • Presenter, "Overview of E-1, E-2 and E-3 Nonimmigrant Visas, " presented at the Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association’s Immigration Seminar, Chicago, IL, May 2011.
  • Presenter, "Update on Court Challenges to DOMA and Future Immigration Effects for Gay and Lesbians in Binantional Same-Sex Relationships," presented at AILA Chicago Chapter Monthly Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2011.
  • 2010

  • Presenter, "Immigration Challenges Faced by Bi-National Couples," presented at Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL, November 2010.
  • Presenter, "Immigration Law Basics and the Role of the Paralegal," presented at the Illinois Paralegal Association, Fall Education Conference, Chicago, IL, November 2010.
  • Presenter, "An Overview of Immigration & Hot Topics," presented at Dominican University, Chicago, IL, October 2010; October 2011; November 2011 & March 2013.
  • Discussion Leader/Panelist, "Hot Topics in LGBT Cases" presented at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 2010.
  • Panelist, "Attorney Speech in Social Media" presented at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chicago Ethics CLE for Attorneys, Chicago, IL, May 2010.
  • Panelist, "Elimination of Bias Against LGBT Clients in the Practice of Law," presented at the American Immigration Association (AILA) Minnesota/Dakotas CLE Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 2010.
  • 2009

  • Attorney Witness, Chicago City Council’s Committee on Human Relations Hearing on the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA) and the Discrimination Faced by Binational Same-Sex Couples in the Immigration Context, Chicago, IL, December 2009.
  • Panelist, "How to Keep Your Foreign National in Status," presented at AILA Chicago Chapter Employment Immigration Advanced Seminar Workshop, Chicago, IL, October 2009.
  • Presenter, "Strategies for Responding to Requests for Evidence in Family and Employment-Based Cases," presented at AILA Chicago Chapter New Member Division Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2009.
  • Panelist, "Immigration Waivers," presented at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Minnesota/Dakotas CLE Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 2009.
  • 2008

  • Panelist, "Immigration Options for the LGBT Community," presented at the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL, November 2008.
  • Presenter, "Update on New Procedures for Immigrant Medical Examinations," presented at AILA Chicago Chapter, Chicago, IL, August 2008.
  • Presenter, "Immigration Hot Topics," presented in conjunction with Capital Forum and Sponsored by the Illinois Humanities Council & the Illinois Secretary of State, Springfield, IL (2006, 2008, & 2009).
  • Panelist, "Asylum Issues and Waivers," presented at AILA's Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2008.
  • 2007

  • Presenter, "Immigration Options for the Latino Community," presented at Programa Cielo, in Association with St. Anthony's Hospital, Chicago, IL, July 2007.
2012 - 2015 Rising Star, Super Lawyer for Illinois in the practice area of Immigration
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