Fae B. Sowders
Fae Sowders' practice covers a broad spectrum of areas including complex insurance coverage analysis and litigation, bad faith litigation, insurance defense, and immigration. She handles insurance coverage disputes, contract analysis and interpretation, personal injury claims, and premises liability. Fae is involved in all aspects of litigation, including trial practice, mediations, and depositions.
Fae works with individuals and corporations on various immigration issues. She represents clients in proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review, in interviews for immigrant visas before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, in Board of Immigration Appeals, and in I-9 compliance and E-Verify matters. She handles family-based immigration, adjustment of status, non-immigrant petitions, consular processing, immigrant visas, and hardship waivers. She has extensive experience dealing with DHS, USCIS, ICE, COL and the BIA.
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2002)
Comparative and International Law Institute Certificate
The University of Texas at Austin (B.A., Spanish; B.S. in Zoology, 1988)
Michigan State University (B.A., Social Science, 2012)
U.S. District Court, Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
American Immigration Lawyers Association
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Workshop, Arizona Dream Act Coalition, Presenter (Sept/2012)
U-Visa Fundamentals, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Faculty Presenter, Immigration Section, State Bar of Arizona (Sept/2009)
Family Matters, Co-Author, Arizona Attorney, 38-39 (July/August 2009)
Friendly House, Immigration Services (pro-bono volunteer)