IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM

“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” 
― A. A. Milne

DAVID McHAFFEY

PARTNER

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University, 1986

Law Degree, Boston University, 1995

 

BIO
David K. McHaffey, the firm founder, is a spirited advocate for his clients inside and outside the courtroom.

 

Mr. McHaffey initially worked in the nonprofit community as staff attorney for Catholic Charities and then as the asylum attorney at the PAIR Project.  He went into private practice in 2003, where he has developed his skills as an asylum attorney and litigator.  

 

Mr. McHaffey has also been an active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).  He served as the Asylum office liaison for more than ten years and has served on the executive board of the AILA New England Chapter.  He was the 2015-2016 Chair of the AILA New England Chapter.   Mr. McHaffey also taught immigration law at Boston University School of Law as an adjunct professor since 2008.

BAR LOCATION
Massachusetts Bar Admittance: 1995
 

CREDENTIALS:
American Immigration Law Association

 

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 2120

ROBIN NICE

PARTNER

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Wellesley College, 2007
Masters of Science degree in Human Rights, London School of Economics in 2008

School of Law Degree, Boston University, 2012

 

BIO
Ms. Robin N. Nice has a strong desire to help people, whether it’s through her work as an attorney or in her community. She has exclusively practiced immigration law since being admitted to the Massachusetts and New York bars.

BAR LOCATION
Massachusetts Bar Admittance: 2012

New York Bar Admittance: 2012

CREDENTIALS:

American Immigration Law Association

Boston Bar Association's Immigration Section Committee

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 2080

HANNAH B. KUBICA, Esq.

Associate

Hannah B. Kubica graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2005 with a Bachelor degree and earned her J.D. from Villanova School of Law.  She has been practicing immigration law since 2010. Hannah joined McHaffey & Nice in 2016.

 

CREDENTIALS:

American Immigration Law Association

 

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 2180

KATE LEBEAUX, Esq.

Associate

Kate Lebeaux graduated from Bowdoin College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned a law degree from Boston University School of Law in 2015.

 

Before joining McHaffey & Nice, Kate was a judicial law clerk at the Boston Immigration Court.

 

She is fluent in Spanish. 

 

                  CREDENTIALS:

                   American Immigration Law                         Association

 

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 2170

AISHA K. NANYANZI

Paralegal

Aisha K. Nanyanzi, a paralegal at McHaffey & Nice, graduated from Makerere University, Kampala with a B.A. Mass Communication in 2012.  She hopes to pursue a legal career.  

 

She speaks the Luganda language.

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 2150

OMAR HAJAJRA

Paralegal

Omar Hajajra graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a B.A. in History and Political Studies in 2018.  Omar plans to go to law school. 

 

He is fluent in Arabic.

نحن نتكلم العربية

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 8595

Oona Wallace
Paralegal

Oona graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in History and Spanish in 2017. She completed a year of service through AmeriCorps before starting at McHaffey & Nice and plans to pursue a law degree. She is fluent in Spanish. Habla español. 

Phone: 617-482-4900, ext. 2160