Robert P. Barclift
Mr. Barclift, our founding member and managing partner, is a former federal prosecutor from 1989 to 2017, in the Northern District of Alabama and the Middle District of Florida, where he prosecuted complex criminal cases and represented the federal government, both as plaintiff and defendant, in various types of civil cases, in both the U.S. District Courts as well as the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Mr. Barclift worked in trust banking with what is now Regions Bank and is knowledgeable in the areas of wills, trusts, estates, and investments.
Mr. Barclift served as a JAG Officer in the United States Army Reserve beginning in 1987, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2017; among his many other duties, Mr. Barclift drafted wills, including trusts, and other supporting documents for military members, their families and retirees, as well as advising on various legal issues.
Mr. Barclift earned a B.S. in Economics and Finance from the University of North Alabama and his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.
Mr. Barclift is a member of both the Georgia and Alabama State Bars.
Afolake “Fola” Olubunmi
Ms. Olubunmi, a founding member, was educated in Belgium, Nigeria, and England. Ms. Olubunmi earned her law degree from the University of Buckingham in England and exclusively practices United States immigration law.
Ms. Olubunmi’s multicultural background and extensive travels provide her an appreciation for diverse cultures and people and the desire to passionately advocate for the best possible result on behalf of her clients. Ms. Olubunmi’s in-depth understanding of complex immigration laws and her own personal experiences, as well as those of her family members as immigrants to this country, have served her well in her dealings with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) both as an immigrant and as a lawyer for the past 20 years.
Whether present in the United States or elsewhere, Ms. Olubunmi’s clients are assured of her commitment to and advocacy on their behalf’s. Specializing in immigration law on behalf of those in need is a passion and a privilege; having personally experienced the consequences of misinformation and ignorance of immigration laws, Ms. Olubunmi understands the importance of having a competent attorney who will vigorously advocate for her clients.
Ms. Olubunmi is admitted to practice law by the State of New York, which authorizes her to appear on behalf of her clients in immigration matters in federal courts, including the immigration courts and to advocate on behalf of her clients before the United States administrative agencies responsible for immigration matters. She is a member of the-
- American Bar Association
- National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
- Federal Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Ingoo “Kevin” Kim
Mr. Kim grew up in Seoul, South Korea, and immigrated to the United States in 1998. Having completed his university education at Seoul National University in South Korea, Mr. Kim studied accounting in the United States and worked for various businesses in general accounting, management and marketing in Michigan, California, and Kentucky, before settling with his family in Georgia.
Mr. Kim’s business experiences eventually led him to a position at a radio station which broadcasted to the Korean communities in northern Georgia. Mr. Kim served as Vice President of the radio station where he was responsible for broadcasting, marketing, sales and HR. Mr. Kim himself hosted a radio talk show committed to building a bridge between the Korean communities and north Georgia’s diverse other communities. Mr. Kim continued as a radio personality for some nine years, interviewing lawyers, politicians, governmental officials and persons engaged in business on the radio about issues important to the Korean communities, many of whom suggested that Mr. Kim become a lawyer. The Atlanta Journal Constitution recognized Mr. Kim for excellence in his contributions to the local community.
Mr. Kim ultimately attended law school while working full time at the radio station. Mr. Kim, working closely with Mr. Barclift, uses his personal experiences in life and business, including his own immigration to the United States, to assist our firm’s clients with their various legal issues.
Mr. Kim received his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University School of Law, a B.S. in Animal Science from the Seoul National University in South Korea, and an Associate Degree in CPA Review at Lansing Community College in Michigan.
Mr. Kim admitted to practice by the Georgia Bar and is a member of Gwinnett County Bar Association and Korean American Bar Association.