Helen Lawrence

Helen is an immigration attorney in the Bay Area with a practice that includes deportation defense, affirmative immigration applications and petitions and a focus on the intersection of criminal and immigration law.  

Helen grew up in the East Bay and spent several years working on human rights issues in Brazil and in El Salvador before returning to the Bay Area after graduating from Harvard Law School.  She was a fellow at the Immigration Legal Resource Center in San Francisco before opening her own law practice.  She is passionate about and committed to improving immigrants’ rights.