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june, 2018

28jun11:30 am1:00 pmImmigration Law Boot Camp


Event Details

Immigration Law Boot Camp

On Thursday, June 28th, 2018 the Louisville Bar Association human rights section and the Louisville Urban League will host a training for lawyers, paralegals, law students and mental health professionals to review bond eligibility and prepare for bond detention hearings on behalf of detained asylum seekers and illegal aliens arrested crossing United States’ borders. Additionally, attendees will learn basic immigration law and policy as it relates to the travel ban and to seeking asylum and how to pose challenges to the legality of the current and continued detention and incarceration of adults and children. Speakers will address petitions and requests for relief in federal court and state family court and how to aid detained families remotely and in person. The free training is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 1535 W. Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky, 40203. CLE is pending.

Speakers include:

  • Ted Farrell, Russell Law Firm
  • Nima Kulkarni, Indus Law Firm
  • ACLU of Kentucky
  • Lisa DeJaco Crutcher, J.D., CEO Catholic Charities of Louisville
  • Karina Barillas, Executive Director, La Casita Center
  • Holland Houston, attorney at law and LBA human rights section founder and chair

For more information contact A. Holland Houston at [email protected] or 502-500-4123.


(Thursday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST


Louisville Urban League

1535 W Broadway


Louisville Bar Association[email protected] 600 W. Main St. Ste 110 Louisville, KY 40202


Louisville Urban League

Speakers for this event

  • A. Holland Houston

    A. Holland Houston

    A. Holland Houston is a family lawyer, whose practice is largely devoted to family law, a broad practice area that is composed of paternity (parenthood), custody, divorce, domestic violence, adoption, and dependency, abuse, and neglect. She finds ferself in criminal court and at the county clerk’s office regularly as a part of her practice.

  • ACLU of Kentucky

    ACLU of Kentucky

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky (ACLU) is freedom’s watchdog, working daily in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people by the Constitutions of the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Karina Barillas

    Karina Barillas

    Karina Barillas, executive director of La Casita Center in Old Louisville. Barillas is originally from Guatemala and first came to Louisville on a Fulbright Scholarship. La Casita Center enhances the well-being of Louisville's Latino community through education, empowerment, advocacy, and wellness. La Casita Center works intentionally to build a thriving community based on mutual support and respect.

  • Lisa DeJaco Crutcher

    Lisa DeJaco Crutcher

    Lisa DeJaco Crutcher spent more than 16 years at the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs before taking the helm at Catholic Charities of Louisville as the agency’s chief executive officer. Catholic Charities provides service for people in need, advocates for justice in social structures, and calls the entire Church and other people of goodwill to do the same.

  • Nirupama Kulkarni

    Nirupama Kulkarni

    Through her practice, Kulkarni helps companies—ranging from startups to large multinationals—understand and navigate the complex immigration system so they can attract and retain world-class talent to grow their business. She also focuses on foreign investors, students, and entrepreneurs.

  • Ted Farrell