FOUNDER, WILKES LEGAL LLC, VICE CHAIR
Christina Wilkes is the founder of Wilkes Legal, LLC an immigration law firm in Takoma Park, Maryland providing comprehensive and compassionate representation in family and humanitarian based immigration, deportation defense and appeals. Christina has been practicing immigration law since 2004; she has been in private practice since 2012, and before that she was with Ayuda. During her tenure at Ayuda, Christina wore many hats. She founded and directed the Children’s Project from 2005-2008, served as interim executive director from late 2008-2009, and legal director from 2008-2012. She was inducted to Ayuda’s Hall of Fame in 2014 in recognition of her critical impact on Ayuda. She is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School and Smith College and she is fluent in Spanish.