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Tamar graduated from the William & Mary School of Law where she excelled as a member of the Moot Court team, and as a member of the William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law where she served as an Articles Editor. Tamar also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Spanish from Cornell University.

While in law school, Tamar distinguished herself as a leader and a scholar. She served as President of the Student Bar Association, President of the Student Hurricane Network and Community Service Chair of the Black Law Student Association. Tamar was also a recipient of the George Wythe Award, the Dean's Certificate, and the Oliver W. Hill Scholarship.

Prior to attending law school, Tamar worked for several years as an immigration paralegal where she gained valuable experience working with employment-based petitions and applications. Prior to joining the firm, Tamar worked for several years at another immigration law firm where her practice focused primarily on detention and removal cases, motions to reopen, cancellation of removal relief, affirmative and defensive asylum claims, temporary protected status and other family-based petitions.

Tamar has testified before the Virginia General Assembly in support of amending state laws to the benefit of immigrants and the Commonwealth of Virginia as a whole. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia, and is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Tamar is a first-generation American of Jamaican heritage and a native of New York City. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Areas of Practice:
100% Immigration & Naturalization

Bar Admissions:
Virginia, 2011

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 2001
William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2011

Honors and Awards:
Moot Court
William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law

Languages:
Fully bilingual (Spanish and English written and spoken)

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