The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) elected Leslie A. Holman of Shelburne, an immigration attorney from Burlington, as the association’s President-Elect for the 2013-2014 term. The election results were announced during sessions of AILA’s 57th Annual Conference being held in San Francisco, Calif.
Holman has been practicing law for 27 years and focusing exclusively on immigration related issues since 1999. She is the founder of Holman Immigration Law, located in Burlington, and limited to the practice of immigration and nationality matters. She represents both corporate and individual clients.
Holman has served as the Chair of AILA’s Admissions and Border Enforcement Committee, the Vice Chair of AILA’s National CBP Liaison Committee, a member of AILA’s National Interagency Committee, and she is also the AILA New England Chapter liaison to regional ports of entry.
She is also a member the Vermont State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights and a board member of the Chittenden Valley Health Area Education Center. In 2008, she was awarded AILA’s distinguished “Sam Williamson Mentor Award.” She speaks frequently to a wide variety of audiences on all aspects of immigration.