Leila Higgins-Fleishman

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Staunton Attorney

Leila Higgins-Fleishman is a renowned lawyer with Tucker Griffin Barnes, P.C. Attorneys at Law in Staunton. She has an interest in and familiarity with a variety of practice areas, including immigration, criminal, family, and civil law. Her path into her legal professional began after she worked with a legal team to overturn India’s law that criminalized homosexuality. The prolific experience showed her the importance of becoming the voice for the oppressed, wronged, and ignored, and how a lawyer could be that voice.

Education

  • J.D. – American University, Washington College of Law

Practice Areas

  • Family law
  • Criminal defense
  • Civil litigation
  • Immigration law

Admitted to Practice

  • Virginia

Publications & Speaking Events

  • “Immigration and the Vulnerable Worker: We Built This Country on Cheap Labor” – Labor & Employment Law Forum 3