Jamila Luke is an associate attorney with Spar & Bernstein. Clients have sought Ms. Luke's guidance to safely navigate the removal (deportation) defense, asylum processes. As an immigration advocate, she has successfully represented clients throughout the United States. As a first-generation American and a Spanish-speaker, she understands the benefits and burdens of the immigrant experience and serves her community from this perspective.
Prior to practicing immigration and nationality law, Ms. Luke worked as a prosecutor with a District Attorney's Office in Metro-Atlanta, where she was assigned to a high-volume felony division. Later, as private counsel, she focused the majority of her practice on helping clients obtain immigration bonds, favorably resolve their cases in immigration court, and lessen the immigration consequence of any criminal charges. Ms. Luke has regularly appeared before various immigration agencies including the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) on behalf of her clients.
A graduate of Florida A&M University, College of Law, Ms. Luke was an International Law Scholar, member of the Mock Trial team, and a Vice Chairman of the College of Law's Advocacy Board. During law school, she clerked for a Superior Court judge, and also completed courses at the University of the West Indies- Cave Hill.
Before joining the Spar & Bernstein team, Ms. Luke served as an immigration and criminal defense attorney at a bilingual law firm in Metro-Atlanta. This native New Yorker now puts her insight and experience at work to help you navigate your immigration endeavor.
"The immigration process can be a treacherous journey, let me help you discover the right path."
COURT AND BAR ADMISSION
- Georgia Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Caribbean Bar Association
- Georgia State University, B.A. Spanish
- Florida A&M University, College of Law, J.D.