Appellate Criminal Defense and Post Conviction Remedies

Ivy Finkenstadt is a member of the CJA panel of appointed attorneys in matters of criminal appeals to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Ms. Finkenstadt represents defendants who had court appointed attorneys at their trials to ensure their procedural and substantive constitutional rights are protected.

Ms. Finkenstadt is available for consultation regarding post conviction remedies; including, habeas corpus, DC Code Section 23-110 motions, actual innocence claims, and direct appeals for Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Individual and Family Immigration

Ms. Finkenstadt handles individual and family immigration matters. Please arrange for a consultation to discuss your case. Specific areas of practice are: DACA, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Immigration Bond Hearings, Cancellation of Removal, Deportation Defense, Naturalization, and Asylum. Ms. Finkenstadt is a 2018 member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Workers’ Rights and Employment Law

Ivy Finkenstadt has represented workers in unpaid wage claims, resulting in judgments and payments to workers for thousands of dollars. In addition, Ms. Finkenstadt has represented employees with discrimination and sexual harassment claims in navigating the challenging and complex administrative processes of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Finkenstadt will also consult with employers on compliance issues regarding appropriate wage payment/overtime laws, anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies.

Non-Profit Representation

Do good and get great representation! Ms. Finkenstadt represents non-profits in formation, by-law drafting, employment policy compliance, and can be your outside counsel when you need a lawyer to assist you with legal issues as they arise.