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.