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Leadership Associations and Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association

    The Boston Bar Association (BBA), the oldest bar association in the United States, is the hub of the legal profession in Boston, Massachusetts. The Association’s mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, and serve the community at large.
    Positions Held:
    • Immigration Law Section Co-Chair
    • Legal Services and Family Law Steering Committees
    • Immigration Law and International Law Steering Committee
    • Past Co-Chair Solo/Small Firm Section
    • Past Co-Chair Immigration Law Committee
    • Education Programs Committee

  • American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA)

    The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national association of 13,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law.
    Positions Held:
    • National NMD Governance New England/Canada
    • Congressional Committee Liaison
    • Community Based Organization (CBO) Liaison

  • Massachusetts Bar Association

    Incorporated in 1911, the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) is a non-profit organization that serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence and respect for the law.
    Positions Held:
    • Family Law Section
    • Immigration Law Section

  • American Bar Association

    The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do: serving our members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law throughout the United States and around the world.
    Positions Held:
    • Immigration Law Section Member
    • Family Law Section Member

  • Canadian Bar Association

    The Canadian Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization which was formed in 1896, and incorporated by a Special Act of Parliament on April 15, 1921. Today, the Association represents some 37,000 lawyers, judges, notaries, law teachers, and law students from across Canada.
    Positions Held:
    • Foreign Lawyer Member
    • Immigration Section Member

  • New England - Canada Business Council

    The New England-Canada Business Council, Inc. (NECBC) was formed in 1981 to bring together businesses and individuals with an interest in developing economic, business and cultural affairs between New England and Canada.
    Positions Held:
    • Executive Board of Directors
    • Events Planning Committee
    • Panel Speaker USA/Canadian Immigration Visa's
    • Panel Speaker USA/Canadian Border Crossing

  • Volunteer Lawyers Project

    The Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association (VLP) provides free civil legal assistance to low-income residents of Greater Boston, primarily through the pro bono services of private attorneys. With your help, VLP makes access to justice possible for people who cannot afford a lawyer.
    Positions Held:
    • Volunteer Attorney at Probate & Family Court
    • Courtroom Lawyer for the Day Program
    • 2007 Denis Maguire Award Recipient Honoring Outstanding Work in Commitment to Justice

  • Political Asylum Immigration

    The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR) is the premiere provider of pro bono immigration legal services to asylum-seekers and immigrants unjustly detained in Massachusetts.
    Positions Held:
    • Volunteer Attorney for Political Asylum Immigration Representation Project

  • Canadian Women's Club of Boston

    Founded in 1988, the Canadian Women's Club of Boston, Inc. is one of many that exist throughout the world. We offer community and cultural opportunities for learning and social exchange among Canadian women living in the area. We raise funds for a variety of causes both social and educational.
    Positions Held:
    • Founding Member of The Canadian Women's Club of Boston
    • Past President of the Canadian Women's Club of Boston
    • Guest Lecturer on USA/Canadian Immigration Visa's