MANAGING ATTORNEY, VIRGINIA
703-444-7009 ext. 12
Rebecca Walters is the Managing Attorney at Ayuda’s Fairfax, Virginia office, where she manages and supervises a legal staff of ten Ayuda attorneys, legal fellows, paralegals, and other administrative staff. At Ayuda, Rebecca has represented low-income clients on a wide range of immigration matters for the last eight years, with a focus on serving immigrant survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and teen dating violence. Rebecca also has extensive experience representing additional vulnerable immigrant populations such as asylum seekers, unaccompanied immigrant children, and immigrant survivors of violent crime in the United States. She represents her clients in a variety of immigration matters before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. She also has significant experience representing immigrant children and their relatives in Special Immigrant Juvenile Status petitions and custody proceedings before the Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts and Circuit Courts throughout Northern Virginia.
Rebecca is a native of southwest Virginia and she speaks Spanish and French. She graduated summa cum laude from American University Washington College of Law and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. She began her legal career as a Skadden Fellow at Ayuda in 2010.