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Adam A. Malik

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Bio
Adam Aman Malik is the managing attorney at Malik & Associates, PLLC. Previous to that, Adam spent 5 years working for the Dallas office of a very well known and well reputed immigration law firm, Petty & Associates, PLLC. Before launching in the private sector, Adam worked for the United States Department of Homeland Security (US DHS) as an Adjudications Officer with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (US CIS). Before joining USCIS, Adam worked at the Detention and Removal Office (DRO) of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US ICE) as a DRA. He has extensive experience as a Federal Immigration Officer and brings substantial insight as to how cases can be moved smoothly through the US immigration agencies. He has handled numerous fraud investigations and interviews, for the US Government, while at USCIS. While at USCIS, Adam received the Guttenberg award for excellence when he graduated as the valedictorian officer at the nationwide immigration officers’ training academy. Adam was also distinguished as an officer by receiving other awards at the USCIS Dallas Field Office. Adam handles immigration litigation, deportation defense, US citizenship issues, and other immigration matters. Adam is admitted to the State Bar of Texas.
Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
Past Employment Positions, Clinics & Internships
  • Adjudications Officer with U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (US CIS)
  •  DRA with Detention and Removal Office, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US ICE)
  •  Texas (Supreme) Court of Criminal Appeals, Legal Intern
  •  245TH Family District Court, Legal Intern
  •  STCL Family Law Advance Clinic, Advocate
  •  STCL Family Law Advocacy, Advocate
  •  STCL Asylum and Human Trafficking Clinic, Advocate
  •  STCL Mock Trial Intramural Tournament, Advocate

Bar Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5TH Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of Nottingham, UK
    • International Relations, Masters of Arts
  • San Francisco State University, California
    • Computer Information Systems & Business Administration, Bachelors of Science
  • Citi College of San Francisco, California
    • Liberal Studies, Associates of Arts

Professional Honors & Awards

  •  Guttenberg Award for Excellence, Valedictorian at the US CIS Officers’ Academy
  •  President at the US CIS Officers’ Academy
  •  Performance Award holder at USCIS Dallas Field Office
Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association – National
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association – Texas Chapter
  • Texas State Bar Immigration Law Section
  • Texas State Bar Family Law Section
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award 2019
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award 2018
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award 2017
  • Super Lawyers 2020

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