Dr. Carol Rasnic, who recently joined the Honors College to discuss “American Flag Burning and Nazi Symbols,” has invited honors students her class to hear guest speaker, Dr. Tommy Baer. Dr. Rasnic teaches International and Comparative Law.
Speaker: Tommy P Baer, Esquire
Topic: Recent Developments in Immigration Law
Time and place: 4-5:15 pm, Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Room 2221, Temple Building
Tommy P. Baer, a partner with the law firm of Canfield Baer in Richmond, is widely recognized as one of Central Virginia’s premier immigration lawyers.
His undergraduate degree is from University of Richmond, where he was graduate Phi\ Beta Kappa, and his law degree, from Georgetown Law School. He has been awarded the Virginia State Bar Tradition of Excellence Award, the Richmond Bar Association Hill Tucker Award, and a Resolution of Commendation from the Virginia General Assembly. He is former President of the Henrico County Bar Association, and has been appointed by Governors of Virginia to the State Board of Volunteerism, the State Council of Higher Education, and the Virginia-Israeli Commission. A former federal prosecutor, he was Chair of the First Freedom Center for nine years and was International President of B’nai B’rith. In the latter position, he met with leaders and various luminaries from 35 countries on the issues of peace in the Middle East, anti-Semitism, and terrorism.
Born in Berlin, Germany, Mr. Baer has spent most of his life in the Commonwealth of Virginia. His expertise extends not only to the many other areas of the law in which he practices (including immigration law, corporate and business law, litigation, contracts, personal injury, estate planning and domestic relations), but also to international terrorism.
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