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Virginia "Ginger" Young
Meet Ginger Young
Since 2009, Ginger Young has worked as an immigration lawyer at Flowers Davis, PLLC. She primarily focuses her time and efforts on family-based cases, permanent residency cases, and naturalization cases. Ginger is an active member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association). This organization is comprised of highly accomplished immigration attorneys who work hard to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of immigration law.
She is committed to helping vulnerable clients who need effective legal representation. During her time in law school, Ginger was an intern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Later, she worked for Fanning, Harper & Martinson in Dallas. Upon graduation, she continued working at the latter firm, mainly representing school districts and governmental entities in civil rights and employment litigation.
Ginger continued her work in the employment and labor defense practice at Thompson & Knight in Houston. She moved to Tyler after marrying her husband, Bob, and she began working at Flowers Davis, PLLC in 2000. During her first nine years at our firm, she concentrated on civil rights and employment litigation, mainly defending governmental and law enforcement agencies. In 2009, she changed her focus to immigration law because she found her passion in helping clients who wanted to create a better life for themselves and their families. Ginger has enjoyed immense success in this practice area and has helped countless clients over the years.
When Ginger is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Bob, and her daughter, Olivia.
Ginger is fluent in Spanish.
State Bar of Texas, 1996
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court, Western District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, 1996
Newcomb College of Tulane University, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, 1986
Order of Lytae Honor Society
Who’s Who: American Law Students, 1995, 1996
South Texas Law Review – Chief Articles Editor, Spring 1996; Articles Editor, 1995-96
Honors & Awards
South Texas School of Law Dean’s List (all semesters)
South Texas School of Law Outstanding Female Graduate
George T. Barrow Award, selected by the Dean and faculty to make the most outstanding attorney from the graduating class, 1996
Highest Grade Award in Agency & Partnership, Americans with Disabilities Act, Employment Discrimination, Insurance Law and Texas Pre-trial Procedure
Spurgeon Bell Moot Court Competition, semi-finalist, 1995
Best Brief Award, 1995
American Immigration Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
Smith County Bar Association
SPCA, Board Member since 2012
East Texas Symphony Orchestra, Board Member since 2012
Texas Rose Festival, Coronation Co-Chair, 2014, 2012; Rose Show Chair, 2013; Attendant’s Chair, 2013; Wardrobe Chair, 2011, 2010; Wardrobe Properties, 2009, 2008; Wardrobe Accessories, 2001-2007; Accessories Chair, 2007, 2006
Women’s Symphony League, Board Member since 2002, Handbook Chairman, since 2005
Little Black Dress (fundraiser for the Tyler Museum of Art), Chairman, October, 2013
All Saints Episcopal School of Tyler Parents Association Board, 2006-2012. Past Positions: Teacher Appreciation Chair, 2011; Fundraiser Chair, 2012; “Real House Wives of All Saints” Spring Gala, 2012; Field Day, 2010; Grade Level Representative, 2009; Homeroom Mom, multiple times
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