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Kara Rachel Lavy

Kara Rachel Lavy

Lavy Law
  • Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Domestic Violence...
  • California, New York
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Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Current
Education
California Western School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Dean’s Honors List; Pro Bono Honors Society; Creative Problem Solving Scholarship
University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. | Law & Society and Spanish
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa – 2005; Deans Honors Award; 2001-2005; Robert E. Wilson Prize (Highest G.P.A. in Spanish Major); City Club Cash Award (Regard for Top Female Graduate)
Activities: Editor Law & Society Journal
Professional Associations
N.P.R "Your Legal Rights"
Volunteer / Give free legal advice to callers
Current
Activities: Guest Legal Expert on NPR. KALW-FM (12/02/2009 and 05/19/2010).
La Casa de Las Madres, San Francisco Domestic Violence Shelter.
Active Volunteer.
Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association ( AILA )
Member
Current
California Public Defenders Association
Member
Current
California Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Member
Current
Bar Association of San Francisco: Lawyer Referral Information Service
Member
Current
Contra Costa County Bar Association: Criminal Conflict Panel
Member
Current
Manhattan’s 18B Felony Panel
Member
Current
San Francisco State University
Instructor of "The Cross Section Between Immigration and Family Law"
U.S. Department of Justice; Overseas Prosecutorial Development and Training ("OPDAT").
Instructor of Trial Advocacy course for Mexican federal prosecutors, police, and experts
Contact & Map
Lavy Law
New York Office
200 Park Ave
#1700
New York, NY 10166
USA
Telephone: (212) 321-0226
Fax: (888) 659-3296
Lavy Law
San Francisco Office
4 Embarcadero Center
#1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
Telephone: (212) 321-0226
Fax: (888) 659-3296