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Jeri Flynn
Immigration Attorney

Jeri Ann H. Flynn graduated in 1974 from Nicholls State University in Thibodeaux with a B.A. in History, and in 1977 from the LSU Law Center with a J.D. degree, and in 1994 with a M.A.H. degree in Humanities from LSU.

Since 1978 she has engaged in the private practice of law in Baton Rouge, and for many years she has limited her practice to immigration and nationality law. Ms. Flynn served as Louisiana Chapter Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA") for two years from 1986 to 1988, and she served as Chapter Chair for AILA's Mid- South Chapter (comprised of five states) for one year from 1996 to 1997.

During those years, she served on AILA's Board of Governors. Ms. Flynn has served on numerous AILA committees at the chapter and national levels and has lectured and written articles in numerous areas of immigration and nationality law.

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