Attorney Deborah J. Townsend
has been practicing U.S. Immigration Law
exclusively since 1980. Following her graduation from Albany Law School of
Union University in 1979, she first served as a VISTA attorney with the Haitian
Refugee Center in Miami, Florida and then as a staff attorney with Legal
Services of Greater Miami, Immigration Law Unit, for approximately two years.
Thereafter, she was employed as an associate and later as a partner with the
law firm of
Hendry, Stoner & Brown, P.A.
until 1991. From 1992 – 1994, she was a
partner in the immigration law firm of Holmes, Khatri & Townsend, P.A.
Since 1994, Deborah has practiced as a sole practitioner as Deborah J. Townsend, P.A. She is of counsel at the law firm of
Urban Thier Federer & Chinnery,
with offices in Orlando, London, and Munich. She is also of counsel to the
law firm of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon, P.A., with offices in
Jacksonville and Altamonte Springs, Florida.