Dearra Godinez – Immigrant Legal Center
Rural Capacity Building Attorney
As the Rural Capacity Building Attorney, Dearra provides education, advocacy, and legal services to Nebraska’s rural communities. Dearra graduated summa cum laude from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a double major in Political Science and International Studies, and a minor in Spanish. She graduated summa cum laude as a Hatton W. Sumners Scholar from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Dearra is licensed to practice law in Nebraska and Oklahoma and has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” for her work in both states. She is proficient in Spanish.