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Front Page - Friday, July 8, 2016

Brittany Thomas Faith elected secretary of American Immigration Lawyers Association

Brittany Thomas Faith has been elected secretary of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. - Photo by David Laprad

Brittany Thomas Faith of the law firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison has been elected by her peers as secretary of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Mid-South Chapter and as a member of the Association’s executive committee.

The Mid-South chapter is a sub-chapter of the national Association that consists of lawyers in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Kentucky. Faith is a founding member of GKH’s Immigration Practice Group; she focuses her practice on business, family, and individual immigration matters. Through her practice, she has become a member of the Foreign Ministry of Mexico’s PALE program, which provides legal advice to Mexican nationals residing in the U.S.

Faith is very active in the regional and state legal community. She is president-elect of the Chattanooga Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and a past president of the South East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women. Faith serves on the boards of directors for La Paz of Chattanooga, the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Mid-South Immigration Advocates. She also writes articles for the Tennessee Bar Association Immigration Section.

Faith is civically engaged as well. As an immigration attorney, she organizes and mentors law students during the annual immigration Alternative Spring Break project, conducts clinics with La Paz and TIRRC, and speaks to local community groups about their rights and current immigration developments. She also volunteers with numerous organizations around Chattanooga, including Northside Neighborhood House, La Paz, Family Promise, and Legal Aid. As a result of her commitment to volunteering her time to the community, Faith was recognized by AILA national as a Pro Bono Hero in 2014, nominated for the Public Service Award of Young Professionals of Chattanooga, and selected by the Chattanooga Bar Association as the Young Volunteer Lawyer of the Year in 2015.

To learn more about Brittany Thomas Faith, please visit her web page at www.gkhpc.com/Attorneys-Staff/Brittany-T-Faith.shtml. Contact Faith at (423) 752-0589 or bfaith@gkhpc.com.

Source: Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison