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Calleigh M. McRaith

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Binsfeld Law Firm, PLLC
790 Cleveland Avenue South, Suite 206
St. Paul, MN 55116
Phone: 612-339-0033
Fax: 612-767-6393
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Immigration: Business
Attorney Profile

Calleigh M. McRaith is an attorney at Binsfeld Law Firm in St. Paul, Minnesota. Ms. McRaith practices immigration law. She handles immigration matters for businesses, and represents individuals seeking visas, asylum, U.S. citizenship and naturalization. She has experience representing women who need protection in the United States from domestic violence, female circumcision or forced marriages in their home country. 

Ms. McRaith serves clients in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as throughout Minnesota and on a nationwide basis. She utilizes technology to meet the needs of her clients through video meetings and other services.

In 2006, Ms. McRaith earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. She earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2012. While attending law school, she interned at the International Center for Transitional Justice and as a research assistant for Rashida Manjoo, a professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Following law school graduation, Ms. McRaith clerked for a Minnesota Supreme Court justice. She went on to practice as an immigration attorney at a private Minneapolis-based law firm before joining Binsfeld Law Firm in 2020. 

Outside of her law practice, Ms. McRaith serves as an adjunct professor for immigration law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law and an attorney adviser for the U.S. Department of Justice Fort Snelling Immigration Court. She holds a license to practice law before all Minnesota state courts and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. 

Practice Areas
  • 100%Immigration: Business

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Calleigh M. McRaith

First Admitted: 2013, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://binsfeldlaw.com/calleigh-mcraith/

Educational Background

  • Wheaton College (IL), Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Minor: Business Leadership, 2006

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-author of Implementation of Mongolia’s Domestic Violence Legislation, 2014
  • Arbitrary Detention in Sri Lanka: Internment, Rehabilitation, and Surrenderees in the Prison System, available at [www.groundviews.org/2012/02/14/arbitrary-detention-in-sri-lanka-internment-rehabilitation-and-surrenderees-in-the-prison-system/]
  • Gender-Based Asylum, available at [www.stopvaw.org/gender-based_asylum]
  • Co-author of Due Diligence Obligations, in Violence Against Women in the United States and the State’s Obligation to Protect, 2011
  • Co-author of Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings, 44 CORNELL INT’L L.J 11, 2011
  • Contributing Researcher for Yon Je Louvri: Reducing Vulnerability to Sexual Violence in Haiti’s IDP Camps, 2012
  • Author of Arbitrary Detention in Sri Lanka: Internment, Rehabilitation, and Surrenderees in the Prison System, 2012

Honors/Awards

  • , Monroe Leigh Fellowship in International Law, 2010
  • , S. Department of Justice Honors Program, 2014 - 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Minnesota State Bar
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Office Location for Calleigh M. McRaith

790 Cleveland Avenue South
Suite 206
St. Paul, MN 55116

Phone: 612-339-0033

Fax: 612-767-6393

Last Updated: 3/2/2021

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