Ms. Skylar Young is a paralegal at the Federal Practice Group. She focuses her practice on immigration where she has experience with Board of Immigration Appeals, and preparation of immigration applications, motions to reopen/reconsider, and circuit court petitions.
Prior to joining FPG, Ms. Young spent two years working as a legal researcher for Sahara Legal Group, a Los Angeles based law firm. Ms. Young also served three years as a Judicial Law Clark for the Honorable Thomas W. Gregory at the Ninth Judicial District Court in Minden, Nevada.
Harnessing her passion for advocacy and strong writing skills, Ms. Young has co-authored three U.S. News & World Report articles related to issues she cares deeply about: the lack of transparency in police departments, the War on Drugs, and economic inequality faced by women of color.
Ms. Young currently serves on the board of directors for the national non-profit, Pets of the Homeless. The organization is dedicated to providing pet food and emergency veterinary care to pets belonging to our country’s displaced populations.
Ms. Young earned her Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas and is currently a candidate to the District of Columbia Bar. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a Minor in Theater from California State University, Chico.
● J.D., William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas
● B.A., California State University, Chico