PLF Attorney Rachel Thompson becomes the newest Board Member of DePaul Community Resources. DePaul is a nonprofit human services organization that works to improve the lives of children and families through programs such as foster care, adoption, independent living and community-based services. Provisions of sponsored residential homes, group homes, respite and day support services assists individuals with developmental disabilities. Board members and the leadership team help provide a high-quality and sustainable organization for the DePaul workforce to ensure the support of their clients. In 2016, Rachel Thompson was the recipient of the 2016 Allison Parker Young Professional Award to recognize the tremendous work she has done within the community and her embodiment of DePaul’s mission and values.
Poarch Law welcomes Ryan Carroll to their staff. He is the new Marketing and Advertising Manager. He is recent college graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Poarch Law Paralegal Zulmaire Gonzalez Cegarra has worked vigorously on behalf of Venezuelan political prisoners. Read more here: http://accionlibertad.org/almagro-dialogo-los-presos-politicos-accion-libertad/
Attorney Christine Poarch spoke at Central Church of the Brethren‘s congregation this morning, April 30, 2017, about why lawful immigration options fall short and to share some important facts about removal and deportation.
Poarch Law Attorneys Rachel Thompson and Jaime McGuire are giving a presentation on Adoption Law to Liberty University School of Law’s Adoption Law Class this afternoon, April 10, 2016.
“Our ‘nation of immigrants’ has never been a seamless garment but rather, a disruptively-fashioned coat of many colors. And what made the quilted whole, what keeps all those rough edges together is the brutally painful cutting away of not only the cultural and linguistic and identity pieces of the country one leaves, but also an equally brutal, seam-ripping remaking of our own national fabric.”
Attorney Christine Poarch was a guest on this morning’s Good Day Virginia to discuss yesterday’s immigration stakeholder meeting held at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke. See the story here: http://www.virginiafirst.com/news/local-news/immigration-law-affecting-our-area/658335862