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Jorgelina E Araneda

Jorgelina E Araneda

Practice areas:

Immigration, Federal Crime

About Me

Photo of the Triangle Community Orchestra, where I am a violinist. This community orchestra is comprised of non-professional musicians who have a great love for classical music.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Immigration: 75%
    22 years
  2. Federal Crime: 25%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jorgelina. She is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Araneda & Stroud

4600 Marriott Drive
Suite 350
Raleigh, NC, 27612

Araneda Law Firm, P.C.

4600 Marriott Drive
Suite 350
Raleigh, NC, 27612




DCInactive 199105/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Michael Maggio Memorial Pro Bono HonoreeAILA Artesia Project2015
Immigration Law Firm of the Year in US (Carolina)ACQ Global Awards (UK)2014
Women Leaders in the LawThe American Lawyer2014
Criminal Defence Law Firm of the Year in US (Carolina)ACQ Global Awards (UK)2014
Lawyer of the Year in Immigration Law (NC)Corporate LiveWire (UK)2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerAraneda Law Firm d/b/a Araneda & Stroud2004 - Present
PartnerWaller, Stroud, Stewart & Araneda2001 - 2004
OwnerAraneda Law Firm1994 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nation's Top One Percent AttorneysMember2015 - Present
Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of AmericaMember2015 - Present
The National Advocates: Top 100 Immigration AttorneysMember2015 - Present
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys"10 Best" Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction (NC)2015 - Present
Super Lawyers MagazineImmigration Law (NC)2012 - Present
North Carolina State BarBoard Certified Specialist, Immigration Law2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
United States v. KingVacated one conviction
United States v. AlSabahiUpheld convictions
United States v. Lara-SalgadoVacated all convictions

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Publication NameTitleDate
Trial Briefs (NCAJ)Criminal Practice with Immigration Defendants in the Era of 287(g)2009
AILA's Immigration Law TodayInside Immigration, Marlene's Quest: One Woman's Deportation & Triumphant Return2008
AILA's Immigration Law TodayHandling Removal Proceedings in Immigration Court2006
Restaurant Startup and Growth MagazineH2B or Not H2B, That is the Crisis2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterInternational and Comparative LawLL.M - Master of Laws1992
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Basics of Business Law CLEImmigration Law2014
Employment Law UpdateWhat US Employers Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Workers2012
Federal Criminal Practice SeminarImmigration/Deportation2008
Basics of Immigration Law CLECitizenship and Naturalization2007
Corporate Opportunities and Legal Responsibilities ...How to Effectively Document Foreign Worker Employment2005