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    Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • California, Alaska (inactive)
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 9th Circuit

    Honors & Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Family Division Trial Lawyers Association - Lifetime Achievement Award

    Education / Foreign Service

  • Harvard University - AB, Undergraduate Football Manager
  • US Peace Corps - Mali (Agricultural Research and Extension Service)
  • California Western School of Law - JD, Topics & Research Editor, International Law Journal
  • George Washington University - Computer Science classes

Albert Zelius Lewis Jr.

Managing Attorney

E-mail: azlewis @

Albert Z. Lewis is the managing attorney of the law firm, responsible for the administration, and service for the various technologies being used. Mr. Lewis has also worked as a computer consultant, building and maintaining computers, and developing specialized software as a programmer.

Mr. Lewis's particular specialties are the electonic filing done with the US CIS, as well as through the ECF systems for the US District Courts, as well as EDGAR, the computer filing system for the US Securities and Exchange Commission. He also appears regularly in Immigration Court, supervises all aspects of family-related immigration filings, and has written numerous appeal briefs for immigration and other appeals. He has represented children and adults under the Criminal Justice Act, through programs at the DC Superior Criminal Court as well as the DC Counsel for Child Abuse and Neglect.

In his earlier life, he has worked as road construction truck driver, commercial fisherman in Alaska, and is an accomplished horseman, having been raised on a 40,000 acre cattle ranch in Arizona. He speaks French, some Spanish and Bamabara, the latter learned when he served as a volunteer in the US Peace Corps in the Republic of MALI, West Africa where he established and maintained a vegetable growing and testing research program near the village of Dougourakoro on the Baguinda canal.