Georgetown Law Closed: Wednesday, March 21
The Law Center is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather. All activities and services, including scheduled events (student organization meetings and events, CLE, and conferences), are canceled. On-site classes will not be held in person and will be held according to the faculty member’s instructional continuity plan. All administrative offices are closed. The food services operation, fitness center and Early Learning Center are closed. The library is closed. It is expected that only designated emergency employees will come to the Law Center to fulfill their responsibilities. All others -- including students, staff, faculty, and visitors -- are expected not come to the Law Center, which will not be staffed to support anything other than essential life safety and snow/ice clearing functions.
Lisa T. Johnson-Firth
Founder and Managing Member, Immigrants First, PLLC, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Allegheny College; Bachelor of Laws, University of Sheffield; J.D., Northeastern
Lisa Johnson-Firth is the principal of Immigrants First. She has been practicing immigration law exclusively since 2001 and has developed particular expertise in removal defense,...Continue Reading
Lisa Johnson-Firth is the principal of Immigrants First. She has been practicing immigration law exclusively since 2001 and has developed particular expertise in removal defense, family-based adjustment, asylum and Convention Against Torture claims, naturalization, U and T visas, and Violence Against Women Act petitions. Ms. Johnson-Firth was the Director of Legal Services at Tahirih Justice Center and the Director of Legal Services at the Institute for Policy Studies’ program Break the Chain Campaign, where she focused exclusively on human trafficking and wrote nation-wide legal protocols for service providers assisting trafficking victims through the Freedom Network. She has been an adjunct professor of international and human rights law, and she is a frequent speaker on immigration law, human rights, international law, and transformative justice. Prior to her work as an immigration lawyer Ms. Johnson-Firth was a corporate and intellectual property lawyer at top law firms in the United States and UK. Ms. Johnson-Firth has a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, an LL.B. from the University of Sheffield, England and a B.A. from Allegheny College. She is admitted to practice in D.C., MA, CT, England and Wales.