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Kamala Sessoms
Kamala W. Sessoms

Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan, 2004
J.D.

  • Honors: Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Program
  • Honors: President, Black Law Student Association
  • Honors: Chair, Diversity Committee of the Student Bar

Oberlin College, 1998
B.S.

  • Honors: Presidential Science Scholar
  • Major: Political Science, Concentration in Comparative Politics

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
  • Speaker, Issues in Family Immigration Law
  • Navigating Criminal Cases with Immigration Consequences, Adjustment of Status and Removal Proceedings and Nothing Last Forever: How Permanent is Permanent Residency?

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member
  • Essay Competition Committee for GA-AL AILA Chapter, Committee Member
  • Executive Office for Immigration Review Committee for GA-AL Committee AILA Chapter, Past Chair
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Gate City Bar, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, National Society of Hispanic MBA’s (NSHMBA)
  • Member, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO)
  • Member, Antioch Baptist Church North
  • Volunteer, Latin American Association
  • The White House Project, Yale University
  • Women’s Campaign School, Yale University

Current Employment Positions

  • Founding and Managing Partner

Past Positions

  • Conflict Defender’s Office, Public Defender
  • Sessoms & Virguez, LLC, 2009 to 2016
  • Sessoms Law Group, LLC, 2016-Present