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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 currently serve as the Secretary for the Connecticut Chapter of the
American Immigration Lawyers Association.  I am a member of the
American Immigration Lawyers Association, and a member of the National
Immigration Project.  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
CTActive200007/14/2015
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