Lina Baroudi has over fifteen years of experience working in the field of immigration law. She also has expansive expertise in several areas of practice that relates to immigration. Prior to establishing her private firm, Lina served as the supervising paralegal and later lawyer, for a private immigration law office.
In addition to her own practice, Lina served as the former staff attorney of a nonprofit organization, working for limited-income clients. In the span of her career, she has represented several clients before various jurisdiction including the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Department of Homeland Security (USCIS & ICE), the San Francisco Immigration Court, the U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Baroudi has lectured as a panelist at the San Francisco Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center’s Brown Bag lunch lecture: “A Hard Place: Refugees & Asylum Seekers in the U.S.,”. She has also made presentation before the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco on “Understanding Cultural Barriers Faced by Arab Women Seeking Asylum.”
Lina also actively works as a pro bono Mentor Attorney for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Asylum Program, directing other lawyers in offering representation to persons seeking asylum. Between 2015- 2018, Lina has been nominated to Super Lawyers’ California Rising Stars lists, which consist of only about 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the entire state.
As a Syrian immigrant to the U.S, Lina understands the need of her clients to have clarity in the understanding of the law. Thus, Lina offers high quality representation across the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, with her focus on patience, open communication and compassion.
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