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Rebeca E. Salmon Esq. - Norcross, GA

Norcross Family Law Lawyer
2415 Beaver Ruin RoadSuite BNorcross, GA 30071
Accepts Credit Cards
Rebeca E. Salmon Esq.Lawyer Overview

Rebeca E. Salmon received her Juris Doctorate from the University Of Georgia School Of Law. Following law school, Ms. Salmon worked for Catholic Charities Atlanta through an Equal Justice Works Fellowship (EJW). Through her EJW fellowship, Ms. Salmon established the Immigrant Children Advocacy Project (ICAP), a program that still continues educating children and sponsors. She returned to private practice in 2011, opening her own firm, A Salmon Firm, LLC. And with her heart still in non...

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Rebeca E. Salmon received her Juris Doctorate from the University Of Georgia School Of Law. Following law school, Ms. Salmon worked for Catholic Charities Atlanta through an Equal Justice Works Fellowship (EJW). Through her EJW fellowship, Ms. Salmon established the Immigrant Children Advocacy Project (ICAP), a program that still continues educating children and sponsors. She returned to private practice in 2011, opening her own firm, A Salmon Firm, LLC. And with her heart still in non profit services, Ms. Salmon began as the Executive Director of Access to Law, Inc. a nonprofit foundation dedicated to ensuring no vulnerable person goes without Access To Law based solely on inability to pay. She is an experienced litigator and serves as a mentor to many of her colleagues and has developed a reputation as a reliable and useful resource to DFCS agencies, Child Advocate offices, Guardian Ad Litem offices, schools and anyone interested in protecting our youth.

Ms. Salmon sits on the Board of The South West Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce (SWGC) and The Barton Clinic at Emory University. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and sworn into practice in every court in the State of Georgia, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia, The Northern District Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. She is an active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the local AILA-AL/GA chapter and the American Bar Association (ABA). She is also an active member of the National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC), Georgia Association of Counsel for Children (GACC), Immigrant Children’s Legal Network (ICLN) and is a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in juvenile proceedings. She is a graduate of the Gwinnett Neighborhood Leadership Institute ‘03 and SouthWest Gwinnett Leadership Class 2015. She is an adjunct professor at Brenau University and was awarded the 2010 Liberty Bell Award from DeKalb Bar Association. Ms. Salmon is fluent in English and Spanish and in 2014 earned the NACC law specialty distinction: Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist. Since 2015, she has been chosen by Georgia SuperLawyers as a Rising Star for excellence in practice, this is a yearly distinction reserved for only 2.5% of Georgia attorneys.

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Current Employment Position(s)
Executive Director
Languages
EnglishSpanish
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Georgia, 2007U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2008Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2012
Specialties and Certifications
Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist, National Association of Counsel for Children, 2015
Other Affiliations
South West Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, 2016 - Present (Board Member) National Association of Counsel for Children, 2015 - Present (Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist) Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2012 - Present (Attorney Member) ACCESS TO LAW, Inc., 2011 - Present (Executive Director) Barton Child Law and Policy Center, 2009 - Present (Barton Advisory Committee Board Member) State Bar of Georgia, 2007 - Present (Attorney Member) American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2006 - Present (Attorney Member) American Bar Association (ABA), 2006 - Present (Attorney Member)
Education
University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, 2007
J.D.
Brenau University, 2004
A.B., Bachelor of Arts
Major: Psychology
Minor: Women's Study and the Law
Past Positions
Immigrant Children's Advocacy Project of Catholic Charities Atlanta, Contract Attorney, 2006 - 2011Court Appointed Special Advocates (Casa), CASA, 2002 - 2015
Pro Bono Activities
Detained VTC Consults - Stewart & Irwin Detention, 2015 - Present
Classes and Seminars
2017: Undocumented Children & Families, SENIOR LEADERSHIP MEETING DFCS GA DFCS Region IV
2017: Undocumented Children & Families, Georgia Division of Family & Children Services Region 13 Director & Interim Region 14 Director, - 2017
2017: Immigration Remedies, General Practice CLE
2016: Community Outreach and Representation, South Georgia
2016: Challenges representing UAC Children before the immigration court, Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law Conference
2015: Child migrants face new crisis: Uneven justice, POLITICO ANALYSIS OF SURGE UAC
2015: Community Outreach and Representation, Moultrie Georgia
2014: Local attorney says hundreds of border kids arriving in Metro Atlanta, WSB-TV2 Report
2014: Varied legal remedies available for undocumented children and families, LSA/A2L Moultrie Outreach Project
2014: Undocumented Immigrant Children Crisis, CNN Live Interview
2014: Little-known law allows abused immigrant children to stay in the U.S., CNN Interview Rafael Romo
2014: Ethics in Immigration, 15th annual Legal Ethics & Professionalism Symposium
2013: U visa and SIJS intense training, Consular Training
2012: U visa relief, Consular Training
2011: Immigration Remedies for Vulnerable Children, NACC National Conference
2011: Immigrant Children, March Madness Training, 2006 - Present
2011: Immigration Remedies for Vulnerable Children and Families, Emory University
2011: Legal Immigration Remedies for Children and Families, CASA Training
2010: SIJS and Other Immigration Relief for Children in Care, National Association of Counsel for Children
Ancillary Businesses
Access to Law Foundation
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Included on the 2017 Georgia list


Past Lists

  • 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers list

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Honors
Liberty Bell Award from DeKalb Bar Association, 2010 - Present Georgia Rising Star - SuperLawyers Magazine, - 2016Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist - National Association of Counsel for Children, - 20152014-2015 Outstanding Pro Bono Work - American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia/ Florida Chapter), - 2015Georgia Rising Star - SuperLawyers Magazine, - 2015
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Office Information
Address
2415 Beaver Ruin RoadSuite BNorcross, GA 30071
Phone
770-729-4753 (New Clients)770-685-1499 (Existing Clients)800-401-7274 (Toll Free - 1-800-RAPIDO)770-713-2686 (24/7)
Fax
888-308-1931
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Office Hours
Monday-Wednesday 9AM-5PM, Thursday 9AM-8PM, Friday 9AM-12PM. Other times may be arranged with private appointment.
Publication
Articles
Practical Challenges to Representing Unaccompanied Children, Georgia Bar Journal, 2017
Due Process and the Right to a Meaningful Opportunity to be Heard: Representing Recent Arrival Unaccompanied Alien Children in the Atlanta Immigration Court, Child Protection and Advocacy Law Section of the Georgia Bar: Spring 2015 Newsletter, 2015
CNN Live interview: Undocumented Children Crisis, CNN Live in Newsroom, 2014
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770-729-4753 (New Clients)
Phone:
770-685-1499 (Existing Clients)
Phone:
800-401-7274 (Toll Free - 1-800-RAPIDO)
Phone:
770-713-2686 (24/7)
Fax:
888-308-1931
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