Seun Atolagbe graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Stony Brook University in New York. During her senior year she had the privilege of interning with the New York State Assembly, where she was recognized and awarded for her research paper regarding legislation and public policy concerns among nurses, many of whom migrated to the United States. She went on to study law at Hofstra University School of Law, now Maurice A. Deane School of Law. She also contributed to the Mediation Clinic, were she practiced unique and effective tools to foster dispute resolution and communication.
After passing the bar exam, she worked in New York as an associate attorney with a law firm that specialized in a wide array of immigration cases. Seun has aggressively represented clients in political asylum cases, family-based petitions, hardship waivers, and removal defense proceedings before the Immigration Court. After getting married, Seun moved to Southern California where she continued to represent clients in various immigration matters. She later moved to Sacramento and joined Atwal and Company as an associate attorney. Seun’s legal practice focuses on defending people in deportation proceedings, assisting clients with adjustment of status petitions, asylum petitions, provisional waivers, and naturalization applications. Being the child of two-hardworking Nigerian immigrant parents, helped foster her passion for immigrants through advocacy. Seun wholeheartedly enjoyed representing clients in the busy, bustling state of New York and looks forward to serving the needs of her clients in the sunny state of California. When time permits, Seun enjoys reading, working out and traveling.