Isaac holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Richmond, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Utah where he majored in Philosophy and minored in Linguistics. Isaac is multilingual. He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently, and has a working knowledge of Russian.
Prior to joining the firm, Isaac worked at a boutique immigration law firm where he assisted clients with a variety of immigration matters such as devising removal defense strategies and preparing and filing adjustment of status and naturalization applications. Isaac is a seasoned civil litigator. Before becoming an immigration attorney, Isaac worked at a law firm that specialized in defending claims filed under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act.
While in law school, Isaac interned with the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Pro Bono Immigration Clinic where he worked closely with clients seeking legal support in a variety of immigration matters. Isaac also interned with the Legal Aid Justice Center and the Virginia Poverty Law Center’s legislative advocacy group where he worked with the Virginia Partnership to Encourage Responsible Lending in its advocacy efforts. Isaac was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his legislative advocacy and the Barry N. Frank Scholarship.
Prior to attending law school, Isaac served as an Americorps VISTA Volunteer where he managed a mentoring program for underprivileged youth in Payson, Utah. Isaac also served a full-time proselytizing and service mission for his church where he worked with the Spanish and Portuguese speaking populations throughout Massachusetts. As a missionary, Isaac taught courses in English as a Second Language. Isaac is licensed to practice law in Virginia and is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and is a top-rated attorney selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2019 - 2022. Only a few attorneys from each state are selected to Super Lawyers designation for any given year. The multi-factor selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and evaluations, as well as professional achievement in legal practice.
Areas of Practice
- 100% Immigration & Naturalization
- Virginia, 2011
- Brigham Young University, B.A., 2007
- University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 2011
- Fully multilingual (Spanish, Portuguese and English written and spoken; working knowledge of Russian)