Nash Fayad

Nash Joseph Fayad is the Founder and Senior attorney of Fayad Law, P.C. Nash Fayad was born on June 2, 1966 in Bshetfin, Shouf, Lebanon, the oldest of three children.

In 1986, Mr. Fayad earned a scholarship to the prestigious Russian People's Friendship University in Moscow, Russia, where he received his Bachelor of Arts & Master of Laws Degrees with Honors in 1992.

From 1992 to 1998, he attended the Institute of States and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and in June of 1998, he received his PhD in Jurisprudence with Honors from the Academy with a specialty in International Human Rights Law.

While enrolled in his Ph.D. program, Mr. Fayad clerked for Vladimir Kartashkin, the former Chairman of the Russian Presidential Human Rights Committee and co-editor of "Human Rights for the 21st Century."

In 1998, Mr. Fayad immigrated to the United States.  In 2006, Mr. Fayad was sworn in as a proud United States citizen.

In 2002, Mr. Fayad earned his Master of Laws degree from the William and Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, VA.  In July of 2003, he was admitted to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

That same year, Mr. Fayad worked with the Catholic Diocese of Richmond Refugee and Immigration Services, representing indigent immigrants and refugees with their asylum and refugee cases.

Also in 2003, Mr. Fayad joined Affiliated Attorneys in Richmond, where he established the Immigration Law Division for the firm.

In 2004, Nash Fayad founded Fayad Law, P.C., a full service Immigration Law firm dedicate to the protection of the rights of immigrants in both family and business immigration cases, and to advancing the cause of human rights and the rights of all persons coming to America seeking freedom from persecution and greater opportunities for themselves and their families.

Mr. Fayad has served as an officer or member on several boards of Community based immigration organizations and as a liaison or committee chair in different AILA chapter. He is a frequent speaker on local, national and international immigration conferences and forums.

Nash Fayad married to Susan Daniel. He has four children; Jamal, Daniel, Adam and Eva.

Member: District of Columbia Bar: American Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association; American Society of International Law

Languages: English, Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish

Practice Areas: Business Immigration, Family Immigration, Employment Visas, Permanent Visas, Citizenship, Political Asylum, Deportation & Removal Proceedings, ICE custody determination, Refugee Law, Immigration Discrimination, Religious Visas, DV (Lottery) Visa, Human Rights.

Offices: Washington, DC; Falls, Church, VA; Richmond, VA; Durham, NC; Cary, NC. 

Nash Joseph Fayad
The Latin America and Caribbean Chapter of AILA
Board of Directors

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