Lelia Adams is a Principal Attorney at Essien Law Group. Lelia specializes in consulting/representing clients in the area of Family-Based Immigration, Nonimmigrant Visas for Students/ Exchange Visitors, Investment-Based Immigration, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) , Employment-Based Immigration, Deportation and Removal, Asylum and representing their interests when dealing with USCIS and immigration court.
Lelia an immigrant strongly believes in fighting for other immigrants. After watching her mother get deported was the driving force behind her becoming an Attorney with primary focus area in immigration. She worked hard in bringing her mother back into the country and will ensure that she does whatever it legally takes to fight for her client for a successful outcome.
BA, Political Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 2002
JD of Law, 2009. Stetson University College of Law
Admitted to the Bar since 2010
Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Member of the Missouri Bar Association
Speaker of GAFTA Professional Development Programmes