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in downtown San Francisco as well as the Law Offices of Marc Van Der Hout in the Mission District before advancing on as an Associate at Simmons, Ungar, Hellbush, Steinberg & Bright where she was responsible for a broad range of immigration issues including visas for scientists, working professionals , drafting legal briefs and arguments for clients in removal proceedings as well as assisting individuals and families with obtaining permanent residency and working visas.   Her US immigration law expertise includes H1Bs, Ls, E3s, E Investor and Treaty Trader visas, R-1s and Permanent Residency for Religious Workers, Green cards for High Asset Investors, Outstanding Researchers, Artists and other Professionals, Family Based Visas, Consular Processing and waivers, Deportation Defense as well as visas for victims of crimes (U visas and VAWA).

Passionate about working with people to achieve their immigration goals and taking personal responsibility to transform their situations, Ms. Williams is an active member of the SGI-USA, a lay Buddhist organization and UN NGO dedicated to peace, culture and education, as well as is an active member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Assn).  She was the AILA Norcal Education Program Director (2007-2008), AILA Norcal Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division (2004-2006), as well as a Public Interest Law Scholar and Black Women’s Lawyers Assn. of  Los Angeles scholar.

She regularly participates in immigration related conferences to ensure only the most up to date and relevant information is conveyed to the firm's valued clients.
Committed to helping our clients achieve their dreams
Ayana Summers, Legal Assistant.  Ms. Summers assists clients with document preparation, setting up client consultations and managing data collection and client files.
Barbara-Ann Williams, Principal Attorney of the Law Offices of Barbara-Ann Williams, PC. A graduate of the University of San Francisco, School of Law (1995), Barbara-Ann Williams was licensed by the California State Bar in 1995 & embarked on her immigration career as an intern at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights
Legal Interns.  The Law Offices of Barbara-Ann Williams, PC frequently trains interns from US law schools and universities as well as through AILF and AIPT including the KoreaWest program.  

Past interns  include US and foreign law students, business students, as well as students studying in other disciplines.  

Now seeking Spanish Speaking Interns.  2 days a week. Intensive training in immigration law. Our interns receive valuable and relevant real world work experience doing legal research, marketing, drafting memoranda, studying and reporting on country conditions as well as engaging in other pertinent assignments as part of their learning experience.     Send resume to: with a cover letter detailing your academic background and any experience.

Internships are competitive and last from 6 weeks to 6 months and are open to qualified students interested in obtaining real world experience in international and immigration law.

For information on participating in an internship, call our office at