As a Senior Attorney on our Individual and Family Immigration Services team, Heather provides a broad range of services to individual clients, including marriage-based green cards and family immigration sponsorship, waivers of inadmissibility, J-1 waivers based on hardship and persecution, asylum and other humanitarian relief, and immigration court representation, including removal defense. During your immigration journey, sticky issues sometimes arise that can greatly complicate your immigration plans, or sometimes derail them all together, if not handled properly by an immigration legal expert. If you find yourself in this situation, you definitely want Heather in your corner.
The first time you speak with Heather, you will immediately appreciate her warm, friendly personality, and the caring approach she takes when handling sensitive client matters. But don't let that fool you - Heather is also an incredibly aggressive and effective advocate for individuals who find themselves in difficult immigration situations, and her professionalism and knowledge of complex immigration issues have earned her a stellar reputation among the key immigration agency officials and judges who will be making decisions on your case.
Heather lives in Ann Arbor, and splits her time between Ellis Porter's Ann Arbor, Troy and Southwest Detroit offices.
Wayne State University Law School (J.D., Cum Laude, 2008)
Eastern Michigan University (B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Public Law and Government, 2005)
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member, Washtenaw County Bar Association
Member, Oakland County Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit