Mr. Robinson is admitted to practice before the State Bar of New Mexico and State Bar of Arizona. He is also admitted to practice in federal court before the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico serving the entire state of New Mexico. Mr. Robinson also serves as a member of the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Mr. Robinson earned his law degree in 2004 from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School with Litigation concentration. He participated in the 1st Year Moot Court Competition which resulted in a 5th Place Respondent Team win. While at Cooley, he was selected to the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office externship program where he served as a law clerk assisting with indigent representation of cases involving simple to complex felony matters.
Before law school, DeVaughn graduated with honors from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication. Mr. Robinson served as an Intercultural Diplomat for Intercultural Relations Office during his enrollment. Mr. Robinson’s undergraduate education he received informal educational and cultural training at Oxford University, Exeter College in Oxford, England. Mr. Robinson also received cultural and social training at the University of Zibo in China, Shangdong Province.
During Mr. Robinson’s undergraduate career, he was the recipient of the 1996 Ebony Excellence Award for Academic & Leadership, 1997 Ebony Excellence Award for Leadership, 1997 Anna F. Filey Study Abroad Scholarship, England, Oxford University, Exeter College and the 1998 Ambassador Study Abroad Scholarship, University of Zibo, China. Mr. Robinson was also an active member of Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society. As an Edinboro University scholarship recipient and N.E.E.D Foundation scholarship recipient DeVaughn was able to gain valuable international experience that influenced his decision to join the immigration law community.
DeVaughn L. Robinson, is the managing attorney and founder of The Robinson Law Firm, PLLC. Mr. Robinson’s law practice focus is family-based immigration petitions, debt negotiation & settlement and contract review. Mr. Robinson’s practice has also represented clients on legal matters involving mortgage defense, loan modification and family law disputes. DeVaughn’s objective is to provide personal quality service with integrity. Mr. Robinson offers each client individualized representation, transparency with their case and a passion to help those who may not have the legal experience to help themselves. Mr. Robinson has expanded his immigration practice and is now serving clients from the following countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Eritrea, Somalia, Cameroon, Mexico, Haiti, Canada, Rwanda, Burma, Cuba, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey, Thailand and Malaysia. Mr. Robinson has served over 3000 clients in his career.
He believes that when choosing an attorney, he understands that experience and education is important for competent representation. He also believes that in conjunction with education and experience, an attorney must also provide Trust, Integrity, Patience and Professionalism (TIPP) to their clients. DeVaughn’s commitment to TIPP has successfully allowed him to obtain several “Of Counsel” local New Mexico legal contracts in the areas of consumer law defense, mortgage foreclosure defense, loan modification, divorce & custody, real estate contract review and settlement negotiation.