IJ's Clients

AAA Scholarship Foundation

AAA Scholarship Foundation is a scholarship organization registered with the Nevada Department of Education to accept donations and provide scholarships. AAA has provided scholarships to 1,311 Nevada students. The majority of families served by AAA…

Aaron and Monica Cannon

Aaron and Monica Cannon run A & M’s Red Food Truck. They met in San Diego while serving in the military and cultivated a deep appreciation for good tacos. They decided to channel their passion…

Transportation

Abdallah Batayneh

Abdallah Batayneh is a hardworking family man from Jordan. He came to this country with the dream of building a business and controlling his own destiny. An entrepreneur at heart, Abdallah manages his own cleaning…

Abdikadir “Abdi” Abdisalan and Abdullahi Hassan

Abdikadir “Abdi” Abdisalan and Abdullahi Hassan are both longtime taxi drivers who want to go into business for themselves. Both Abdi and Abdullahi immigrated to the United States in the 1990s, after fleeing the civil war…

Achan Agit

Achan works in fear that Iowa will punish her for providing her services without a license. If she could braid without a license, she would reopen her salon, grow her business and better provide for…

Advance Shoring Company

Karen Haug is the CEO and principal owner of the three companies that make up “Advance,” a family-owned St. Paul company that has served the construction industry.  In 1990, Haug and her brother took over…

Aicheria Bell

Aicheria Bell lives in Des Moines. She is passionate about natural hair care and has been braiding hair since she was three years old. Aicheria is a single mom who relies on hair braiding to…

Aimee and Heath Hairr

Aimee and Heath Hairr have five adopted children. Their oldest, Nolan, was floundering in his public school. Nolan endured intense bullying, but his public school continuously failed to protect him. The Hairrs just want Nolan…

Akhila Murphy

A decade ago, Akhila’s family was beset by tragedy. Her nephew, a young man full of potential, committed suicide. Not long after, her brother-in-law—the nephew’s dad—took his own life, wracked by grief over his son’s…

Akia McNeary

Akia McNeary has three school-aged children. One attends public school. Another attends a private school on a scholarship after struggling in public school. The youngest is beginning kindergarten this year, and although Akia knows the…

Akiim DeShay

Akiim DeShay is on the board of MoreMarrowDonors.org. He is an African-American leukemia survivor from Irving, Texas, who received a bone marrow transplant from his sister in 2004. Although she was a good match, he…

Al VanPliet

Al VanPliet is the sole proprietor of Southern Hospitality Limousine, which primarily serves middle-income individuals who need rides for weddings, proms and other celebrations.  The company consists of two limos and Al is the only…

Alan and Judy Gillis

Alan and Judy Gillis have lived in Orrington, Maine, a tuitioning town, for 25 years. Their youngest daughter, Isabella, attended Bangor Christian Schools when the Gillis family joined the lawsuit when it was first filed…

Alan Fried

Fried’s case began in 1996 when he found a vacant space on the broadcast spectrum and started broadcasting an extremely popular, but unlicensed, Minneapolis dance music station called The BEAT. It broadcast at approximately 20…

Economic Liberty

Alexis Bailly Vineyard

Inspired by France’s wine-growing regions, a Minnesota lawyer started Alexis Bailly Vineyard, Minnesota’s oldest operating farm winery, in 1973. He named it after an ancestor who helped settle the area in the early 1800s. Located…

Ali Bokhari

Ali Bokhari is the owner of Metro Livery, the largest limo and sedan service in Nashville and Davidson County.  Ali moved to the United States from Pakistan in 2000 to attend the University of California,…

Ali Fecteau

Ali Fecteau grew up around horses.  Starting at the age of six, Ali took on ever-increasing responsibilities for feeding, cleaning, grooming and exercising her family’s horses in Harvard, Ill., approximately 75 miles west of Chicago. …

Alison Kinnaman

Alison Kinnaman is a tutor at the University of Mississippi in math, sciences, and psychology.

Allie Nelson

Allie Nelson, a retired law enforcement officer, was born and raised in Chicago and has lived in the city most of her life. In October 2017, Nelson was in Houston, Tex., recuperating from cancer treatments.

Amanda Root

Amanda Root has never been well-off. She has lived most of her life on a fixed income as a result of an accident when she was younger. Twenty-six years ago she moved to Sierra Vista,…

Economic Liberty

Amanda Spillane

Amanda Spillane lives with her kitten, Sophie, and earns a living waitressing in suburban Philadelphia. But she used to live a different life. Amanda suffered from depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, and, in high school,…

Amanda Wink

Amanda rents a single-family house from Bev and Bert,…

Amber Leach

Amber Leach was a tenant at A Shady Tree RV Park and Apartments in Yuma’s Carver Park neighborhood.

Ameal Woods and Jordan Davis

Ameal and Jordan raise their two daughters together in Natchez, Mississippi. In spring 2019, Ameal was thinking about how he could expand his small trucking business he operated with his brother, Aalonzo Woods, from one…

Ameera Shaheed

Ameera Shaheed is a longtime resident of Wilmington and a grandmother of three. She is disabled and survives on Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits. She suffers…

American Hairbraiders and Natural Haircare Association

In 1995, Taalib-din Uqdah and Pamela Ferrell created the American Hairbraiders and Natural Haircare Association (AHNHA). Uqdah and Ferrell are the proprietors of Cornrows & Co., a Washington, D.C. salon. Ferrell has published a self-help text entitled, Let’s…

Amitpal Singh

Amitpal Singh, like his father, rents and drives a taxi in Milwaukee.

Andrea Weck-Robertson

Andrea’s daughter Lexie has autism and cerebral palsy and is thriving at St. Dominic Savio Academy in Tempe, Ariz.

Andy Daniels

Andy Daniels, his wife Tannie and all their adult children run a farm outside Columbus, Neb.  Andy and Tannie have run the farm since 1974, making it four generations of Daniels who have farmed there. …

Andy Nobles

Andy Nobles, a 25-year resident of metropolitan Atlanta, lives in the same building.  He loves the history of the building, with its old-fashioned steam radiators and coal bin.  Andy prefers the simplicity and efficiency of…