Dallin Lykins


dlykins@lewis-kappes.com

Dallin Lykins

Se Habla Español

Practice Areas

Immigration Law
Mediation
Family Law

Background and Areas of Experience

Mr. Lykins is an Associate in the Immigration Group. In his practice, he has handled various types of immigration cases and matters such as Removal Defense; Immigration Bond Hearings; Negotiations with Federal ICE Officers; Naturalization; Consular Processing; Waivers of Inadmissibility; Adjustment of Status; Family-Based Immigration; Asylum; and Employment-Based Petitions. Mr. Lykins also works as a licensed Indiana Domestic Relations and Family Mediator. He has mediated cases in both English and Spanish involving parenting time, custody issues, dissolution, paternity, and other domestic issues.

Mr. Lykins received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University majoring in Communications and Public Relations. Mr. Lykins graduated cum laude from Indiana University Maurer School of Law-Bloomington, where he achieved Dean's Honors, served as Executive Articles Editor of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, and was also an Octo-Finalist in the Moot Court competition. He was also President of the Indiana Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and served as a Vice Chair for the Society's national organization. He has volunteered as a Judge for the Moot Court Competition.

Mr. Lykins is an Indiana native, and he resides in Indianapolis with his wife and children.

Education

Brigham Young University (B.A., Major Communications-Public Relations, 2006); Indiana University Maurer School of Law-Bloomington (J.D., Cum Laude, 2010).

Bar Admissions

Indiana Supreme Court 2010
United States District Court - Northern District of Indiana 2010
United States District Court - Southern District of Indiana 2010

Publications And Presentations

Law Tips: Immigration Law Meets Family Law – Sweet Child of Mine by Dallin Lykins; ICLEF blog, August 18, 2015
Presenter: "Immigration Issues for the Family Law Practitioner," CLE 2015
Presenter: "Criminal Issues That Affect Immigration Proceedings," CLE 2010
Presenter: "U Visas and Criminal Concerns for Immigrants," CLE 2012
Presenter: "Immigration Primer for Indiana Public Defenders," CLE 2013
Presenter: "Immigration Reform: Where are we now?" CLE 2013
Author: "Immigration Issues for the Family Law Practitioner," June 2015

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish (ability to read, write, and speak)

Experience

Associate, Lewis & Kappes, PC 2012-Present
Associate, Moshe & Stimson LLP, 2010-2011

Affiliations

Member, Young Professionals Board of the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana;
Member, Indy Bar Association
Member, Indiana State Bar Association;
Member, American Bar Association;
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association;
Member, J. Reuben Clark International Law Society;
Volunteer Judge, Reach for Youth Teen Court Program

Honors And Awards

Dean's Honors-2008. 2010