Changing the Bench: Preparing for Government Service

Changing the Bench: Preparing for Government Service

Release Date: 11/04/2022
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

Changing your immigration law career path takes planning and perseverance, including retirement from the practice of law. Opportunities to serve as immigration adjudicators, counsel, and immigration judges presently abound. This roundtable's panelists will discuss practical steps, timelines, and issues that may arise along the way.

Discussion topics include:

  • Preparing for Government Service: Steps for Winding Down a Law Firm Practice
  • Matter of Lozada Complaints and Delay for Confirmed Entry on Duty Date
  • Defending Against Lozada Complaints after Entry on Duty as an Immigration Judge
  • The Role of the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ)

This roundtable is hosted by AILA's EOIR Liaison Committee.

This roundtable is available only to AILA members and not CLE eligible. AILA University Video Roundtables are free learning opportunities for AILA members provided via a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video Roundtables are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise.

Maria T. Baldini-Potermin, EOIR Liaison Committee/ AC Due Process, Enforcement Subcommittee/ Federal Court Litigation Section Steering Committee, Chicago, IL

Mimi Tsankov, New York, NY

Reid Trautz, Senior Director, AILA Practice & Professionalism Center, Washington, DC

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.