EXPERIENCE



SUZANNE  BROWN, Attorney is a well-recognized leader in the field of Immigration Law practice and to the cause of justice. She received the coveted AV attorney rating, and has received numerous awards including:

Pro Bono Activities

Former Director of the Immigration Project, Granite City, IL
Participating Volunteer Lawyers Program, Legal Services of Eastern MO
Former Board Member, Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project, St. Louis, MO

Education

Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri - J.D.
University of Illinois - Springfield - M.A. Legal Studies
University of Massachusetts - Amherst -  B.A. History

Community


Ms. Brown is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has twice served on the national Board of Governors, and as Chair of the Missouri-Kansas Chapter. She has previously served on AILA's Liaison Committee for the Nebraska Service Center of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and also as the Liaison for the St. Louis, Missouri Field Office of USCIS. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and is fully licensed to represent individuals and companies throughout the United States in front of the USCIS, the Department of Labor (DOL), the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Federal District Court of Eastern Missouri, and the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. She also mentors in three fields of immigration practice for AILA, and her law offices have served as a clinic site for Washington University School of Law, Civil Rights and Community Justice Clinic.  She is a regular provider of Continuing Legal Education in the Immigration Law practice area.

Her awards include:


University of Illinois - Springfield Alumni Humanitarian Award, 2011


The Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Volunteer Lawyers Program, Richard A. Teitelman, Distinguished Service Award, 2008


The Women's Lawyers Association of St. Louis and the Women's Law Caucus at Washington University's School of Law award for 


"Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Women in Legal Education and in the Legal Profession."


The Lawyers Trust of Illinois Special Recognition Award as "a lawyer who had dedicated her career to the cause of equal access to justice and who represents the highest ideals of the legal profession," 1997


Judge Myron D. Mills Award for Administrative Law, Washington University, 1996


Jack Gardener Award for Humanitarianism, Washington University, 1996our paragraph here.


Ms. Brown is a well-recognized leader in the field of Immigration Law practice and to the cause of justice. She received the coveted AV attorney rating, and has received numerous awards including:


In the News


She is featured regularly in local publications and is a regular provider of Continuing Legal Education in the Immigration Law practice area.

"UIS honors donors and alumni during celebration of Brilliant Futures campaign"

Washington University Law Magazine, Fall 2008
Washington University in St. Louis Magazine, Fall 2001
Washington University in St. Louis Record, October 2007
Law student kept Immigration Project from closing
Rule change would provide access to complaint detail
Press Release VLP dinner May 21 2008 
LSC Updates May 29, 2008
Six Volunteer Legal Stalwarts Honored During LSEM's "Volunteering for Justice" Dinner
"Alumni Humanitarian Award, 2011 Recipient"
"UIS honors donors and alumni during celebration of Brilliant Futures campaign"












DANIEL JUAREZ, Paralegal

​Before immigrating to the United States in 1981, Mr. Juarez earned a Master's Degree in Sociology from San Marcos University in Lima, Peru. In 1989, Mr. Juarez began working for the Immigration Project of the Illinois Conference of Churches and later for the Immigration Project in Granite City, IL, where he served as Executive Director for 2 years before joining the Law Offices of Suzanne Brown in January, 2003. At the Project, Mr. Juarez was accredited by the U.S. Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals, to represent individuals in front of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, now the USCIS. Mr. Juarez has extensive experience in the field of naturalization and family petitions.

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