Erin C. Cobb

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Chicago, IL

Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC
 | 200 West Adams, Suite 2211
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-332-2550
Fax: 312-782-0158
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Erin C. Cobb practices at Krizelman Burton & Associates, LLC in Chicago. Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC, a Chicago immigration and nationality law firm, was founded in 1974. Erin focuses on family-based immigration, complex naturalization, asylum, removal defense and federal court litigation.

Ms. Cobb also practices before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. She sits on the Executive Board of the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She was co-chair of Asylum Office Liaison Committee and Immigration & Nationality Law Committee from 2010-2011. Ms. Cobb is admitted to the Illinois State Bar Association and has an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Ms. Cobb graduated summa cum laude in 2008 from DePaul University College of Law where she obtained a Juris Doctor. She previously served as an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University College of Law where she taught Immigration and Nationality Law.

Erin has participated at several conferences as a panelist, discussion leader, guest lecturer and organizer. Besides conferences, she has also given presentations to community organizations and high school students.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (100%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2016

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About Erin Cobb

Admitted: 2006, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.krilaw.com/attorney-profiles/erin-cobb/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair, Asylum Office Liaison Committee, 2010-2011
  • Executive Board, Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2019
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2007 – Present
  • Co-Chair, ICE Office of Chief Counsel Liaison Committee, 2013 – 2015
  • Member, USCIS District Director Liaison Committee, 2010-2013
  • Member, Legal Services for Detainees Committee, 2010 – 2014
  • Member, Midwest Regional Conference Planning Committee, 2009-2010, 2014 – 2015
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 2010 – Present
  • Co-Chair, Immigration & Nationality Law Committee, 2010-2011
  • State of Illinois
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Executive Board, American Immigration Lawyers Association Chicago Chapter, 2017
  • Executive Board, American Immigration Lawyers Association Chicago Chapter, 2016
  • Executive Board, American Immigration Lawyers Association Chicago Chapter, 2015
  • Executive Board, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Chapter, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Midwest Regional Conference, Panelist, “My Case Was Denied, Now What Do I Do?”  2011, Chicago, Illinois, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Professor, DePaul University College of Law
  • Midwest Regional Conference, Discussion Leader, “Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice,” 2009, Chicago, Illinois, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Midwest Regional Conference, Discussion Leader, “Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice,” 2009, Chicago, Illinois, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Panelist, Getting Prepared for Trial, AILA, Fall Litigation Workshop, 2013
  • Immigration & Nationality Law Committee Seminar, Organizer, “Strategies for Representing Survivors of Domestic Violence and Crime Victims,” 2011, Chicago, Illinois Chicago Bar Association
  • Annual Conference, Panelist, “Mexican Asylum Claims,” 2011, San Diego, California, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Reframing Reform: Immigration As the Solution, Panelist, DePaul University College of Law, 2011, Chicago, Illinois
  • Spring Ethics Conference, Panelist, “Ethics in Removal Proceedings,” 2012, Chicago, Illinois, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Fall Litigation Workshop, Panelist, “Getting Prepared for Trial,” 2013, Chicago, Illinois, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Guest Lecturer, DePaul University College of Law, Asylum & Immigration Clinic, “Consular Processing”, 2015
  • Fall Family & Litigation Conference, Panelist, “Litigation Tools to Win the Case: Asylum & Beyond,” 2015, Chicago, Illinois American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Midwest Regional Conference, Discussion Leader, “Practice Skills in Immigration Court,” 2016, Chicago, Illinois, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Panelist, Enforcement and Removal Conversation, AILA, Midwest Regional Conference, 2017
  • Discussion Leader, Practice Skills in Immigration Court, AILA, Midwest Regional Conference, 2016
  • Guest Lecturer, Consular Processing, DePaul University College of Law, Asylum & Immigration Clinic, 2016
  • Panelist, Removal 102: Procedures, Rights, Obligations & Rules, Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, AILA, 2017
  • Panelist, How to Respond when the Government Says NO, Chicago Bar Association, 2018

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Karroumeh v. Lynch, 15-2198 (7th Cir. 2016)
  • Rama v. Holder, 607 F. 3d 461 (7th Cir. 2010) 
  • Hamdan v. Mukasey, 528 F.3d 986 (7th Cir. 2008)

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri, B.A., summa cum laude, 1999

Industry Groups

  • Asylum
  • Family-based Immigration
  • Naturalization
  • Permanent Residency
  • Removal (Deportation) Proceedings
  • U Visas
  • VAWA
  • Visas
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Office Location for Erin C. Cobb

200 West Adams
Suite 2211
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 312-332-2550

Fax: 312-782-0158

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Last Updated: 4/11/2019

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