Ms. Skylar Young is a Law Clerk at the Federal Practice Group. Her main area of practice is Immigration Law where she has experience with the preparation of immigration applications, motions to reopen/reconsider, and circuit court petitions before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
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 as a Judicial Law Clark for three years 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 of the New Mexico Bar. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a Minor in Theater from California State University, Chico.
(Pending formal admission to the New Mexico Bar in 2023)
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