Christina Wilkes

Christina Wilkes

Grossman Law, LLC
  • Immigration Law
  • DC, Maryland
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Summary

Christina Wilkes is a Partner at Grossman Law, LLC, and an immigration attorney with substantial experience handling family and humanitarian based immigration cases before the US Immigration Service, the Immigration Courts, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Ms. Wilkes has represented and supervised attorneys handling complex asylum cases on behalf of clients from Benin, Bolivia, Burma, Cameroon, Congo, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mauritania, Rwanda, and Togo, among others. Ms. Wilkes has successfully represented dozens of clients in obtaining crime victim visas and obtaining Lawful Permanent Residency before the Service and the Courts. Prior to joining Grossman Law in 2012, Ms. Wilkes spent seven years with Ayuda, a non-profit legal and social services organization in Washington, DC, where she founded the organization's Children's Immigration Project in 2005 and then went on to serve as the Legal Director from 2008 until 2012. Ms. Wilkes is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School and Smith College. Ms. Wilkes is fluent in English and Spanish.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Maryland
D.C. Circuit
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Grossman Law, LLC
- Current
Legal Director
Ayuda
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Children's Project Director
Ayuda
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Equal Justice Works Fellow
Ayuda
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Equal Justice Works Fellow
Just Neighbors
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Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (2004)
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Honors: Cum Laude
Smith College
B.A. / Government, Latin American Studies (2000)
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Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
Hall of Fame
Ayuda
E. Michael Berger Scholarship
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Vice Chair CBP Liaison Committee (DC Chapter)
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
VIce Chair MD Legislative Committee (DC Chapter)
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Vice Chair of CBP Committee (DC Chapter)
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Publications
Articles & Publications
New MD Law Protects Immigrant Youth
Maryland Bar Bulletin
MD Expands Opportunities for Abused, Undocumented Children
Huffington Post
U.N. Recognizes Plight of Slaves in Africa; U.S. Must Do More
Huffington Post
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Huffington Post Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Grossman Law, LLC
4922 Fairmont Avenue
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
USA
Telephone: (240) 403-0913
Fax: (240) 453-0915