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Title: Managing Director & Clinical Instructor, Immigration
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Tam joined the East Bay Community Law Center in 2003 to develop an
immigration specialty within the Health practice for people living with
HIV/AIDS. The practice now serves people living with HIV/AIDS and the
families of sick children at Children's Hospital Oakland. She represents and
counsels clients in matters including political asylum, U visas,
VAWA, adjustment of status, waivers, deportation defense, immigration effects of
criminal convictions, naturalization, and public benefits eligibility.
She is a contributor on immigration law to "AIDS and the Law," the leading
treatise on HIV legal issues. She was awarded the 2009 Legal Services Award
by the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club.
Ms. Tam is a graduate of Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) where she served on the Asian Law Journal,
was recruitment co-chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and interned in the International Human Rights Law Clinic.
B.A., Yale University (1996)
J.D., UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall) (2000)
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