Rebeca E. Salmon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Norcross, GA

A Salmon Firm, LLC
 | 2415 Beaver Ruin Road, Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: 770-559-4935
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Rebeca E. Salmon is the managing partner of A Salmon Firm, LLC, in Norcross, Georgia. Ms. Salmon represents clients throughout the metropolitan area of Atlanta in a variety of appellate, consumer, criminal defense and family law cases.

A graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, Ms. Salmon has been licensed to practice law since 2007, became licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States in 2012 and is also certified in child welfare law by the National Association of Counsel for Children. Before opening her private practice she received an Equal Justice Works Fellowship and worked for Catholic Charities Atlanta. She speaks both English and Spanish.

Ms. Salmon is very dedicated to volunteer and pro bono work, taking on several pro bono cases each year. She is the founder of the Immigrant Children’s Advocacy Project and is also the executive director of the nonprofit organization Access to Law, Inc.

Recognized for her volunteer efforts, she received an “Outstanding Pro Bono Work” award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association in 2014 and 2015. She has also received other accolades, including the Liberty Bell Award from the DeKalb Bar Association.

Outside of her law practice and volunteer work, Ms. Salmon serves as an adjunct professor at Brenau University and sits on the board of directors of the Barton Child Law and Policy Center. She belongs to several professional organizations, including the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Georgia Association of Counsel for Children and the National Association of Counsel for Children.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (50%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Family Law (20%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Immigration: Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Appellate: Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Rebeca Salmon

Admitted: 2007, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://asalmonfirm.com/about/

Honors and Awards:

  • Georgia Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016
  • Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist, National Association of Counsel for Children, 2015
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Work Award, American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia/Florida Chapter), 2014
  • Liberty Bell Award, DeKalb Bar Association, 2010
  • Equal Justice Works Fellows, Equal Justice Works, 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Georgia Rising Star, 2016
  • Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist- The National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC), 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member Supreme Court of the United States, 2012
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 2007
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2006
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
  • Member, Immigrant Children’s Legal Network (ICLN)
  • Member, Georgia Association of Counsel for Children (GACC)
  • Member, National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
  • Member, Atlanta- Alabama AILA chapter
  • Board of The Barton Clinic

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Each year my personal goal to provide a minimum of 10 probono representations outside the confines of our non profit low bono services through work with CASA, AILA, Indigent Defense, the ABA Probono Project etc., 2002
  • Executive Director of Access to Law, Inc.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-author, Due Process and the Right to a Meaningful Opportunity to be Heard: Representing Recent Arrival Unaccompanied Alien Children in the Atlanta Immigration Court, Child Protection and Advocacy Law Section of the Georgia Bar: Spring 2015 Newsletter, Juvenile And Immigration Law, 2015
  • Adjunct Professor, Brenau University
Office Location for Rebeca E. Salmon

2415 Beaver Ruin Road
Norcross, GA 30071

Phone: 770-559-4935

 

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Last Updated: 4/3/2017

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