We have received recognition from various organizations for our client satisfaction, trial work, and commitment to public service. Our attorneys have received favorable reviews both from clients and colleagues, receiving the highest possible rating and client satisfaction reviews on AVVO.

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The lawyers at Henson Pachuta & Kammerman have over 27 years of combined experience. Our attorneys have worked as judicial clerks and with highly respected organizations such as the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and the Capitol Area Immigrants Rights Coalition (CAIR).

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OVER 2000

Our lawyers have handled over 2000 cases involving criminal, immigration and related matters. We have represented clients in investigations, criminal negotiation and trial, before the US Citizenship and Immigration Service, in the immigration courts, and in consular offices around the world.

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OVER 200

Our attorneys regularly volunteer their time for members of the community without the means to hire a lawyer. We have worked collaboratively with a local non profit and bar organization to spearhead a program to provide help to the most needy children in Northern Virginia.

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Lysandra listened to my side of the story and was very honest with her feedback and provided me with several options on how to move forward. I immediately hired her for what I thought was a fair fee for her services. I followed her advice on how to fight the charge and she was eventually able to get the prosecutor to recommend a nolle prosequi to the judge which was the best result we could have asked for. Lysandra was quick to follow up on any questions that I had throughout the process and even went to the court a few weeks after my hearing so that she could mail my the original copy of my disposition.

Criminal Defense Client

My husband was in deportation and it was the most stressful period of my life. I will never forget how painful it was to live through that. It was a complicated case and it was physically and mentally draining. She was a ray of light and a game changer. What sets her apart is that she's not only extremely knowledgeable in immigration law, but she's also the type of person who pays attention to the details. She doesn't give up and she finds a way even when things seem impossible. She's not the type to sit back and wait. She's energetic and persistent. Although she had many cases on her hands, she made me feel like her only client. My husband received his permanent residence and we are extremely grateful to her.

Immigration Client

During our consultation, he began to identify possible alternative routes and contingency plans if things didn't go as expected. I was impressed by his knowledge, but more so by his affability, sincerity, level of interest and ability to relate to my situation. I was confident, not that I would be successful in my petition, but that he and his team would do their absolute best representing my case - which they did! Eight months later, my case has been successfully resolved. I was so moved when he and his entire team warmly congratulated me on our success when last I visited their office. Henson Kammerman and Pachuta are also affordable and willing to work with their clients' budgets. Great lawyers with a genuine human touch. I plan to use them if/when I have future legal matters..

Immigration Client

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