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Kisshia Simmons

Senior Associate

Education

Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

US District Court for the Southern District of Texas

US District Court for the Southern District of New York

Clerkships

Judicial Intern with Judge Marian Horn with the US Court of Federal Claims

Profile

Kisshia Simmons is an Immigration practitioner with over 15 years of experience.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Simmons was a Founder and Partner with Simmons Grant, PLLC, a law firm in New York city. Ms. Simmons has represented small and medium-sized corporations in filing for temporary visas and permanent residence for foreign-born employees. She is experienced in filing for extraordinary-based visas and green cards for artists, and business and marketing professionals. Ms. Simmons has also argued in Immigration Courts in New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.

Before founding her law firm, Ms. Simmons was an Assistant Chief Counsel with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, where she argued on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security in the New York Immigration Court. Her tenure with the Department of Homeland Security was based on acceptance into the prestigious Attorney General Honor’s program.

Ms. Simmons graduated from Cornell University and then received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Georgetown University Board of Governors
  • Member, Cornell Club of Greater Houston

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