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Jennifer S Rodriguez

Jennifer S Rodriguez

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

I offer services for cases involving Immigration and Nationality Law.  I represent clients before Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly INS), the Office of the Immigration Court in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, as well as before the Department of State and Department of Labor nationwide.  I represent clients in a wide-variety of immigration cases, such as:


 



  • Family-Based Immigration

  • Employment-Based Immigration

  • Deportation and Removal

  • Temporary Work Visas

  • Consular Processing

  • Naturalization


 


I served on the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association from 2007 through 2015, completing my two-year term as Chair in May 2015.  I am also a member of the national organization, the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  In addition to speaking on a panel on immigration offered by the Connecticut Bar Association, I have also been on the faculty at the University of New Haven teaching Immigration law to undergraduates.  I have been admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York since 2000.  I am is recognized by Best Lawyers in America®.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Immigration: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. I worked at the same law office with Attorney Rodriguez for several years and we collaborated on several cases. She is a very experienced immigration attorney who strongly advocates for her clients.

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    Justin Conlon Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kristin S Hoffman

    I have known Attorney Rodriguez for over ten years and she has always impressed me as not only extremely competent and qualified in her work, but also as passionate advocate for her clients. I strongly recommend her.

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    Kristin Hoffman Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Jennifer Strait Rodriguez

141 Durham Road
Suite 22
Madison, CT, 06443-2684

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive200008/14/2015
NYCurrently registered 200003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2010
Connecticut Pro Bono Network AcknowledgmentConnecticut Pro Bono Network / Connecticut Bar Association2007
CHBA Scholarship RecipientConnecticut Hispanic Bar Association1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of New Haven2008 - 2008
AttorneyRodriguez Immigration Law Firm, LLC2005 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of Michael Boyle2001 - 2005
AssociateTremont & Sheldon, PC2000 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Connecticut ChapterChair2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Connecticut ChapterVice Chair2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Connecticut ChapterSecretary2009 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers Association, CT ChapterTreasurer2007 - 2009
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1999 - Present
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityMember1996 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Rhode IslandSpanish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Future of Immigration Policy and Reform 2014 SymposiumU Visas2014
Tensions of Immigration: What Defines Where People Live?Status of U.S. Immigration Laws2014
ESLWV Monthly BrunchImmigration Reform2013
Immigration Overview: Family, Employment and Deportation/RemovalImmigration2008