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James Montana, Esq.

Principal

Education
J.D., Yale Law School
B.A., Amherst College, summa cum laude
 
Languages
Spanish and German
 
Values
James began practicing law at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, and he remains committed to the values of compassionate service learned there.
Pro Bono
 
James represents indigent clients pro bono before the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia. In addition to individual pro bono cases, James also serves as a Director of the Borromeo Legal Project, Inc., which provides free service to low-income clients who seek to naturalize and become United States Citizens. 

 

Doran Shemin, Esq.

Associate

Education

J.D., American University, cum laude

M.A. in International Affairs, American University

B.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, cum laude

Languages

Spanish

 

Values

Doran loves that, as an immigration lawyer, her work makes a tangible difference in the lives of her clients and helps them to live free of fear and worry.

 

Pro Bono

Doran’s pro bono work includes naturalization through the Borromeo Legal Project, which helps low-income adults of limited means become U.S. citizens. Doran also judges mock trial competitions as a way to help budding lawyers learn trial techniques.