Every immigrant to America has an important story to tell, but it takes a skilled immigration attorney to give that story the happy ending it deserves. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Dunten, I work my hardest to give your story the attention it needs to succeed. I have lived and worked all over the world and understand the excitement and anxiety that come with starting a new life in an unfamiliar country—that’s why I do my best to practice immigration law with a caring heart and an open mind for every client.
I am committed to turning my clients’ immigration problems into solutions that exceed their expectations. With my client-centered approach and a strong background in cross-cultural communication, I am confident that I can help you in any setting where you require immigration relief, whether it be with the Immigration Court, ICE, the Department of State, USCIS, or any other part of the government.
I am honored and excited to serve as an advocate for the immigrant community here in Northern California. I work with my colleagues at The Law Offices of Jonathan Dunten on a wide variety of immigration topics, but I am particularly interested in asylum law and relief under the United Nations Convention Against Torture. I previously served as the Senior Articles Editor of the International Law in Domestic Courts Journal at GW Law and oversaw the creation of numerous articles on international law for publication in the Oxford Reports on International Law. Among other topics, I focused my own writing on the U.S. Torture Victim Protection Act and its relationship with the Convention Against Torture.
I received my Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., where I specialized in international and human rights law. In law school, I had the incredible opportunity to work with the International Refugee Assistance Project for two years as a case manager. It is my distinct privilege to continue my advocacy for immigrants with our top-notch legal team here at The Law Offices of Jonathan Dunten.
In my free time, I enjoy reading, hiking, camping, playing guitar, and traveling to places of historical interest. I also speak proficient Spanish and a bit of many other languages.
I am licensed to practice law before the Executive Office for Immigration Review and all state courts in Colorado.
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