Helen joined Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd., in June 2021. She practices immigration and nationality law with a focus on family-based cases and humanitarian applications including asylum. She represents clients before USCIS, the immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals and in federal court.
Helen started her legal career at Farmworker Legal Services in western Michigan. She later founded the Immigrant Rights Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She worked as an advocacy attorney at the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), and as the Director of Policy at the National Immigrant Justice Center. Helen has practiced at immigration firms in Chicago and New Orleans.
In law school, she interned at the U.S. Department of Justice and at the Committee on the Administration of Justice in Belfast, Northern Ireland. During college, she studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain.