Out of a pool of about 1,000 attorneys, they received enough votes from their peers to be nominated in one of 16 specialties. This recognition highlights the lawyers’ dedication to their craft and their outstanding contributions to the legal profession.
Helen and Emily were both featured in the immigration category.
The Legal Elite list is determined by a vote of active, licensed attorneys in North Carolina.
Helen represents clients facing criminal charges in both state and federal court. She is a member of the Criminal Justice Act panel of attorneys in the Middle District of North Carolina, and is admitted to practice before the Eastern, Middle and Western District Federal Courts as well as the Fourth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Emily provides bilingual, trauma-informed immigration legal services to clients throughout the United States and abroad. Her practice focuses on family-based immigration, humanitarian immigration options, and deportation defense. Emily is fluent in Spanish, and is admitted to practice before the Eastern, Middle, and Western Federal District Courts of North Carolina, as well as the Fourth and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeal.