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Genevra Alberti

The Clinic at Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law

Genevra Alberti is the sole dedicated attorney at The Clinic at Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law, which is a nonprofit removal defense organization in Kansas City, Missouri, and is currently the only nonprofit west of St. Louis providing representation to those facing removal proceedings in the Kansas City Immigration Court. Genevra has represented over 600 indigent families and individuals in their removal proceedings since The Clinic opened in January 2012, and has also argued a criminal immigration issue in front of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Genevra has presented on a variety of immigration and “crImmigration”-related topics both locally and nationally, and frequently consults with criminal attorneys to help them and their clients try to avoid immigration pitfalls. She also serves on the steering committee for the Deportation Defense Legal Network (DDLN), a local nonprofit dedicated to providing pro bono legal representation in bond proceedings for detained noncitizens in Missouri and Kansas. In 2019, Genevra was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and in 2020, she was selected as one of two Pro Bono Champions for the Missouri-Kansas chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Genevra received her B.A. with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.