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Calyn Arnold Esq.

Associate
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Philadelphia
1524 Delancey Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia PA 19102 US

Calyn Arnold is an Associate in the Firm’s Philadelphia office. Calyn focuses the majority of her practice in family-based immigration where she leads the Firm’s day-to-day practice. Calyn is also actively involved in the LGBT and disability communities and regularly represents clients in such immigration-related matters.

As a former public defender in Colorado, Calyn brings a unique perspective to her practice.  In this former role she specialized in assisting immigrants obtain immigration safe outcomes to their criminal matters, as well as boasting considerable litigation and trial experience. With this background representing clients with challenging criminal and inadmissibility issues, Calyn now focuses much of her efforts at the firm in securing immigrant and nonimmigrant waivers and other forms of extraordinary relief, having been responsible for some of the Firm’s most impressive victories in such difficult cases.

Education

  • J.D., Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2008;
  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 2002 (cum laude with high honors in History)

Additional Languages Spoken

Spanish (Conversational), French (Conversational)

Affiliations

  • AILA, member, 2015-present
  • National LGBT Bar Association, member, 2014-present
  • Independence Business Alliance, member, 2015-present

Involvement

  • Special needs advocate and family liaison, Children’s Community School, 2014-present

Awards

  • Fellow, Temple, Beasley School of Law, Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society, 2008

Blogs

Nov 22, 2016

The Future of Marriage Equality in the Wake of the Trump Election

Many in the LGBTQ community are understandably worried about the future of gay rights in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the president...

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