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Principal Legal Advisor

Ms. Doyle has extensive experience in the private and nonprofit sectors having most recently worked for twenty years as Managing Partner with the Boston immigration law firm of Graves & Doyle. For the last five and a half years she has also served as an appointed hearing officer for the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers presiding over cases related to attorney disciplinary matters.

Earlier in her legal career, Ms. Doyle worked in the nonprofit sector representing immigrants, asylum seekers, and refugees in Hong Kong, Miami and Boston. She was previously chapter chair of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), where she provided liaison to the various government agencies serving immigrants in the New England region including the Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border Protection and ICE. Ms. Doyle subsequently served for eleven years as the AILA chapter liaison to the Boston Regional Office of Homeland Security Investigations.

A recognized expert in complex immigration issues, Ms. Doyle has been a frequent speaker at immigration conferences and national trainings, including at recurring trainings co-hosted by Boston EOIR and AILA New England for pro-bono attorneys accepting immigration bond cases. In light of her expertise, Ms. Doyle was selected to represent detained individuals before Boston EOIR who have been deemed incompetent through the National Qualified Representative Program. Throughout her legal practice in Boston, Ms. Doyle worked closely with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition and the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute providing technical assistance and public testimony on various immigration-related policy issues before the state legislature and the Boston City Council. Additionally, Ms. Doyle has taught immigration and asylum law as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law in Miami, Florida and Suffolk University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

Ms. Doyle graduated cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law with her J.D. and The George Washington University with her B.A. in Political Science. She is a member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bar, the Supreme Court Bar and the bars of Several Federal Courts of Appeals and District Courts.

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Kerry E.
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Principal Legal Advisor
Kerry E. Doyle
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