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Citizenship & Immigration Law Firm is dedicated to helping immigrants with their legal concerns. We provide a comprehensive range of immigration legal services, and our experienced immigration attorneys have the experience and dedication to help you with your immigration concerns.

We understand that each case is unique. That is why we provide highly-personalized legal assistance to each of our clients. At Citizenship & Immigration Law Firm, you can rest assured that our legal team will do everything to provide you with the quality of service you deserve.  So what are you waiting for? Start your immigration journey with us, today!

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Start a hassle-free Green Card application by letting our immigration lawyers handle your application.

FAMILY IMMIGRATION

Speed up the process of sponsoring your loved ones with the help of our immigration attorneys.

MARRIAGE & FIANCE VISAS

Let us help you reunite with your loved one. Our immigration lawyers will help them legally immigrate to the U.S.

U.S. CITIZENSHIP & NATURALIZATION

Are you eligible for U.S. citizenship? Let our attorneys help you apply for U.S. citizenship!

U-VISA/VAWA

Our Paducah, Kentucky, U visa lawyers help illegal immigrants get legal status in the U.S.

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

If you’re a holder of a non-immigrant visa, we can help you get a Green Card in the U.S.

Paducah Attorneys

Professional Experience

Todd Farmer concentrates his practice in business bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy, personal injury and tax resolution. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and received his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.Prior to founding Farmer and Wright, Todd was a partner with the law firm of Stout Farmer & King for ten years. Todd holds a Certified Public Accountant’s license and worked for Arthur Andersen in Cincinnati, Ohio and Deloitte & Touche in Lexington, Kentucky. Todd provided consulting services in business modeling, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and tax controversies. Todd has also served as the president of a restaurant development company of a large franchise chain.Todd is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Law School: University of Kentucky College of Law
  • Undergraduate: University of Kentucky, Accounting

Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • National Asso. of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives

Professional Experience

Paducah attorney Sam Wright began his legal career in St. Louis, but returned to Western Kentucky where he currently practices personal bankruptcy, business bankruptcy and personal injury law. Sam completed his bachelors of science degree at Murray State University received his law degree from Southern Illinois University (SIU). He graduated with honors from SIU and served as the lead articles editor for the school’s flagship legal journal.

Sam has assisted clients in several areas of business law, including debtor and creditor issues, business litigation and other complex matters facing businesses and individuals filing for bankruptcy.

Now a founding partner of Farmer & Wright, PLLC, Sam assists clients at Farmer and Wright, walking them through the bankruptcy process and providing guidance on filing personal injury claims.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Law School: Southern Illinois University (SIU) – Graduated with honors
  • Undergraduate: Murray State University

Memberships

  • Kentucky State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • Illinois State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois Missouri State Courts

Sam Groft

Attorney

Background

Sam was a student-athlete at Spalding University where he received a Bachelor degree in Communication. Between undergrad and law school he worked a brief stint in marketing as well as an assembly job making armor and armaments for different branches of the military. 
He graduated from the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. 

Sam has experience working on personal injury, civil rights, and bad faith cases as well personal and business bankruptcy.
He is a member of KBA, Kentucky State Courts, and is currently waiting to be admitted to the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky State Courts

Tracy Shotfman

Attorney

Background

Prior to her legal career, Tracy worked in the financial industry as a teller and loan processor working at banks located in Clarksville, TN and military bases in Germany. Tracy started her legal career in Cincinnati Ohio as an E-Discovery attorney. She also was selected and participated in a Family Law Program with the Legal Aid of Cincinnati where she assisted low-income individuals with divorce proceedings. She currently practices in personal injury, personal bankruptcy, and disability law. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Austin Peay State University. She received her law degree in 2014 from the University of Dayton School of Law.

Education:

Law School : University of Dayton School of Law

Undergraduate : Austin Peay State University

Practice Areas

  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Disability

Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky State Courts
  • Inactive bar license with the state of Ohio

Justin Hamilton

Attorney

Personal and Family:

Married to Barbara Thomas Hamilton, we have 6 children.  We live in Elkhorn City in Pike County, Kentucky, wife is from Berea, Kentucky, near Richmond.  I am a military veteran of U.S. Marines and U.S. Army.  Wife is also a 6-year veteran of the U.S. Army.
Education:  Millard High School;
College:  Campbell University in North Carolina and University of Pikeville
Post Graduate:  Appalachian School of Law

Staff NCO Academy U.S. Marines

Staff NCO Academy U.S. Army

Certification/Degrees:

  • Bachelors of Science
  • Juris Doctor; Rank I Kentucky High School Teaching Certification
  • Former Non-Commissioned Officer with U.S.M.C and U.S. Army
  • Certified Firefighter I and EMT-B.

Experience/Memberships:

  • Admitted to practice in Kentucky (KBA ID# 93120) in May 2009.
  • U.S. Marines 2000-2008
  • U.S. Army 2013-2021
  • Former State Prosecutor in Pike County Attorney’s Office
  • Military Deployments to Iraq x2, Kuwait, and Djibouti, Africa (During deployments served in Operation Enduring Freedom; Operation Iraqi Freedom; Operation Inherent Resolve; and Operation Spartan Shield)

Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Assocation
  • Trial Lawyers of America
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Disabled Amercian Veterans
  • Marine Corps League 

Christina Back

Attorney

Christie received her BA, cum laude, from the University of Dayton in Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies with a concentration in Catholic Social Teaching. Christie, returned home to her native Cleveland, and went on to earn her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 2014. While at Case, Christie participated in an exchange program where she studied law with a focus in European Business Law at Comillas Pontifica Universidad in Madrid, Spain.

Following a post doc fellowship, Christie was admitted to the Ohio bar in 2015. She is also admitted to the Southern District of Ohio. She has eight years of experience in immigration matters both family based and employment based as well as in removal defense. Christie has also been heavily involved in probate and family law matters through numerous volunteer projects such as Wills for Heroes and Wills for Vets, Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and her prior work experience. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Columbus State where she shares her love of legal research and writing, immigration law, and various other subjects with her students.

Christie is bilingual, enjoys participating in and volunteering for various Hispanic events and
organizations, and loves to train for long distance running events. She enjoys exploring coffee shops, libraries, parks, and museums with her two kids, and serves as a board member of Gloria Dei Montessori.

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