Mary J. Bosworth was admitted to practice in California in 2002 and Louisiana in 1999. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Bosworth received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, where she was a student attorney in the Tulane Immigration Law Clinic.
She received an A.B. with General Honors in Russian Civilization from the College of the University of Chicago. While a student at the University of Chicago, Ms. Bosworth lived for a semester in Moscow, Russia studying at the Pushkin Institute of Russian Language.
Prior to entering law school, Ms. Bosworth worked in the resettlement program for newly-arrived refugees and immigrants at the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), part of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. At HIAS, she worked with refugees from the former Soviet Union and the former Yugoslavia, helping these immigrants access social service programs and receive green cards and citizenship. Ms. Bosworth is conversational in Russian.
After graduation from law school and prior to entering private practice, Ms. Bosworth served as the law clerk to the Hon. John J. Erny, Jr. of the 17th Judicial District Court in Lafourche Parish, Thibodaux, Louisiana.
Ms. Bosworth now focuses her practice on immigration law, including family-based petitions, employment visas, deportation defense, and advice and counsel on immigration options. She brings her prior experience working with immigrants and her understanding of other cultures to her law practice. Ms. Bosworth has a broad legal background, including experience in the areas of employment law, premises and product liability, landlord-tenant, family law and guardianship.
Ms. Bosworth is a member of the State Bars of California and Louisiana.