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Hobbies / Activities:

Certified horse and equine massage therapist, horseback riding (dressage), painting, hiking, learning to cook.

Favorite Authors:

Edith Wharton

Favorite Books:

The House of Mirth, Custom of the Country


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Ingrid Abrash serves the greater Los Angeles community as an attorney and sports massage therapist. Ingrid Abrash enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College in 1989, and she earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts in 1993. Following her time as an undergraduate, Ingrid Abrash became a student at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. After completing her education, Ingrid Abrash accepted a position as an Attorney with the U.S. Government in the division now known as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Ingrid Abrash currently serves as a Senior Attorney, and her job entails representing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DHS in immigration cases in Los Angeles.

Outside of her work in the legal field, Ingrid Abrash holds a variety of interests involving her compassion for animals and intellectual curiosity. As the owner of Nicker and Bark, LLC, Ingrid Abrash contributes her services as a massage therapist for dogs and horses.

A member of the International Association of Animal Massage Therapists (IAAMT) and a graduate of Equissage training, Ingrid Abrash brings her expertise to the healing of animals afflicted with problems exacerbated by poor circulation, including soreness, pain, spasms, and arthritis. In addition to serving animals in the care of thoughtful owners, Ingrid Abrash offers discount rates for rescue animals. Ingrid Abrash owns a rescue dog, and she contributes to Best Friends as well as the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, for which she recently took part in the Wiggle Waggle Walk. A literature lover, Ingrid Abrash enjoys the works of Edith Wharton, especially the novels The House of Mirth and The Custom of the Country.

Work experience

Owner Masseuse

Nicker and Bark, LLC

Nicker and Bark, LLC, is owned and operated by Ingrid Abrash, a certified equine and canine sports massage therapist, serving Los Angeles and its surrounding areas.

Sep 2000Present

Senior Attorney

Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICE's primary mission is to promote homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs, trade, and immigration. In her role as Senior Attorney, Ingrid Abrash represents the United States Government in matters of immigration and national security within the U.S. Court System.


Sep 1997May 2000

Juris Doctor

George Washington University School of Law

The Law School’s curriculum and diverse academic opportunities are designed to give students the skills they need to perform at their best in any setting—be it a large or small firm, public interest organization, government agency, academia, or the judiciary—and in every capacity—as counselor, litigator, mediator, negotiator, legislator, or lobbyist. 

Sep 1989May 1993

Bachelor of Arts

Sarah Lawrence College

SarahLawrenceCollege is about process—the building of understanding through experiment, the shaping of skills through practice. Our curriculum covers the humanities, history and social sciences, creative and performing arts and natural sciences and mathematics—all integral to the liberal arts. Students are not constrained by arbitrary requirements, but follow guidelines that call for course selection in three of the four academic areas. This ensures a broad exposure to the various disciplines, while the freedom to design their own programs allows students immense opportunity for specialized study and personal evolution.


Horse Care


Equine and Canine sports Therapeutic Massage

State of California