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Dallin D. Lykins



Professional Profile

Dallin is a director in the immigration group. In his practice, he handles various types of immigration cases and matters such as Removal Defense; Immigration Bond Hearings; Negotiations with Federal ICE Officers; Citizenship; Consular Processing; Waivers of Inadmissibility; Adjustment of Status; Family Petitions; Special Immigrant Juveniles; Asylum; Religious Worker Visas; F-1 Visas; and Employment-Based Petitions.

Dallin also handles legal issues for religious and nonprofit clients, including 501(c)(3) registration, drafting bylaws and articles of incorporation, advising on nonprofit issues, and dissolving nonprofit corporations. He frequently speaks and presents to school administrators, bar associations, and other organizations on immigration matters.

Dallin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University majoring in Communications and Public Relations. Before law school, he worked in Washington, D.C.as a public relations practitioner, communications specialist, and a speech writer.

Dallin is fluent in Spanish.

Practice Areas

Dallin represents and advocates for the rights and best interest of his clients in a variety of immigration matters such as removal proceedings, bond hearings, asylum, and adjustment of status.

Dallin is fluent in Spanish.


Indiana University

Maurer School of Law, J.D.
2010, cum laude
Indiana Journal for Global Legal Students, Submission Editor

Brigham Young University

B.A., Communications and Public Relations
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  • Indiana
  • U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member
  • Indiana Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • J. Reuben Clark International Law Society, Member
  • Latino Affairs Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association, Chair

Community Service

  • Reach for Youth Board of Directors, Board Member


  • Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Executive Articles Editor
  • Moot Court Competition, Octo-Finalist
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Dean’s Honors, 2008 and 2010

Speaking and Publications

  • Co-Author: “Preparing for New DHS Rule on Public Charge Inadmissibility,” AILA National, July 2019
  • Author: “Justices’ Ruling Sparks Conversation About PCR for Noncitizens,” Indiana Lawyer, March 2019
  • Speaker: “Hot Topics and Cutting-Edge Issues in Family-Based Immigration,” CLE, October 2018
  • Speaker: “Advanced Issues in Immigration,” CLE, October 2017
  • Guest: “Religion and Law Podcast,” May 2017
  • Author: “Law Tips: Immigration Law Meets Family Law,” ICLEF Blog, August 18, 2015
  • Author: "Immigration Issues for the Family Law Practitioner," June 2015
  • Speaker: "Immigration Issues for the Family Law Practitioner," CLE, 2015
  • Speaker: "Immigration Primer for Indiana Public Defenders," CLE, 2013
  • Speaker: "Immigration Reform: Where are we now?" CLE, 2013
  • Speaker: "U Visas and Criminal Concerns for Immigrants," CLE, 2012
  • Speaker: "Criminal Issues That Affect Immigration Proceedings," CLE, 2010


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Dallin D. Lykins
One American Square, Suite 2500,
Indianapolis, IN 46282

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