Attorney Profile - Albert Zelius Lewis Jr.

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Albert Zelius Lewis Jr.

Washington, District of Columbia,

Phone: 202-296-1111
Fax: 202-296-1175
Email: Contact Me

Albert Z. Lewis is the managing attorney of the law firm, responsible for the administration, and service for the various technologies being used. Mr. Lewis has also worked as a computer consultant, building and maintaining computers, and developing specialized software as a programmer.

Mr. Lewis's particular specialties are the electronic filing done with the US CIS, as well as through the ECF systems for the US District Courts, as well as EDGAR, the computer filing system for the US Securities and Exchange Commission. He also appears regularly in Immigration Court, supervises all aspects of family-related immigration filings, and has written numerous appeal briefs for immigration and other appeals. He has represented children and adults under the Criminal Justice Act, through programs at the DC Superior Criminal Court as well as the DC Counsel for Child Abuse and Neglect.

In his earlier life, he has worked as road construction truck driver, commercial salmon-seiner fisherman in Alaska, and is an accomplished horseman and wrangler, having been raised on a 40,000 acre cattle ranch in Arizona. He speaks French, some Spanish and Bambara, the latter learned when he served as a volunteer in the US Peace Corps in the Republic of MALI, West Africa where he established and maintained a vegetable growing and testing research program near the village of Dougourakoro on the Baguinda canal.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Immigration
  • 5% Computer Law
  • 20% Corporate Law
  • 5% Family Law
  • 10% Regulatory Compliance

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, 1979
  • California, 1982
  • District of Columbia, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Alaska 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (DC Circuit), 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit), 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    Law Review: California Western International Law Review, 1977 - 1978
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970
    Honors: Undergraduate, Varsity Manager THE GAME
    Major: International Government

Honors and Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Family Ct Trial Lawyers Assoc. of DC

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association, 1986 - 2004
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2007 - Present
  • Family Division Trial Lawyers Association, 1986 - December 31, 2004

Past Employment Positions

  • State of Alaska - DNR Oil & Mining Div, Land Management Officer, 1979 - 1980


  • English
  • French
  • Bambara

Birth Information

  • June 6, 1948, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America