Evan D. George

Of Counsel

Evan D. George has over 13 years experience as an immigration attorney and is the professor for the Immigration Law Course at the University of Florida College of Law. Since February 2008, Mr. George has operated his own Immigration Law practice in Gainesville, Florida, where he represents individuals in all areas of immigration, asylum, naturalization and deportation defense. After law school, Mr. George spent nearly three years with a premier immigration firm in New York City, NY, Masliah & Soloway, where he represented over seventy-five asylum seekers, from dozens of countries, who feared persecution, including persons targeted for violence on account of their political opinion, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and ethnicity.

Mr. George is a regular guest speaker at professional conferences and law schools, including the University of Florida Law School, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Alachua County Public Defenders Office. Mr. George provides pro-bono legal services to indigent asylum seekers, battered migrant women, abandoned and neglected migrant children, and conducts Know Your Rights presentations for immigrant groups.

Mr. George is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.Mr. George is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and was the Co-Chair for the New York City AILA Young Lawyers Division for 2005 and 2006. In 2009 and 2010, Mr. George served on the Executive Board for the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association for Alachua County, and has written a column Immigration Matters for the ECJBA Newsletter.