Angela D. Adams

Angela joined the General Counsel’s office in February 2014. Her primary area of concentration is immigration law including its impact on students and faculty.

Before joining the General Counsel’s office, Angela was a partner in the immigration group at Lewis & Kappes in Indianapolis where she practiced in all areas of immigration. Prior to entering law school, she served as an Education Consultant for the Indiana Department of Education Division of Language Minority and Migrant Programs. She also taught English in Saltillo, Mexico, and she is fluent in Spanish.

Angela earned a B.S. in SPEA Public Affairs-Management from Indiana University Bloomington and her J.D. from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Immigrant Welcome Center (past president), Mexican Scholarship Fund (vice chair), La Plaza, and Hispanic Education Center. She is co-founder of “META: Mapping Education Towards Achievement” Hispanic Post-secondary Awareness Seminar at IUPUI. She currently serves as Chapter Chair for the Indiana Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A frequent speaker and writer on immigration, she has consulted on immigration policy in the Indiana General Assembly and on Capitol Hill.

Angela was named to Indianapolis Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” in 2014 and “Women of Influence” in 2011; United Way of Central Indiana “Diversity Advocate Award” 2013; Indiana Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in immigration 2009, 2010, and 2012; Indiana Lawyer “Up and Coming Lawyer Award” in 2007; and was a member of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series Class XXXVI.

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Areas of Practice 1) Immigration Law, 2) International Law, 3) Education Law, 4) Family Law and 5) Litigation
Law School IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Education Indiana University B.S.
Most recent firm Lewis & Kappes, P.C.
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