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Posted by amadou, a Immigration client, Flag
i mean she is the best of the best she is a a fighter she handle my case professionalism intergrity and respect .i will recommend her to any body she will stand by you to the end .she will make you feel confortable until you succeed.she will never leave you work alone she is exceptional marvelous and trustworthy she is some one you can put your trust on.if you need help about immigration do not hesitate to contact caroly pedersen you will never regret it.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
She worked with responsibility and always kept me informed about the state of my paperworks.
She has a good secretary who always answers the phonecalls with the correct answer.
Posted by Glenn Sheldon, a Immigration client, Flag
When DOMA repealed, we as a same sex marriage couple and been together for eight years were scrambling to find a lawyer who dares to take our case. A few lawyers that we talked to were so afraid to take our case with an excuse that it was too early and it hadn’t become a law yet (one lawyer even said it has to have the approval of congress). Out of random search in hope to find a lawyer for our case, we called Caroly, during our conversation with her we knew it right away that she is the one. She is bold, confident and most importantly not afraid to tackle challenges. She helped us all the way and eventually led us to pass the residency interview. We couldn’t thank you enough. She is smart, kind, pleasant, articulate, detail-oriented and always makes you feel at home in her office. As my partner who is worry-bud, she always comforted us and found way to make us feel at ease. Unlike so many lawyers out there who are money-oriented and calculating, her fees are relatively low and worth every penny. Because of her presence, we went through the interview smoothly and almost without a hitch. She helped us smooth things out during the interview such as getting out documents we needed for the officer as both of us were nervous. She’s still our attorney and will be in the future. We were her first same-sex marriage case and we hope Caroly will have many more in the future simply because she is understanding and compassionate toward gay people and their struggles. From the bottom of our heart, THANK YOU, Caroly!
Posted by Bharti, a Immigration client, Flag
I have known Caroly Pedersen since 2007, She was Introduced to me by some friends of mine who had also used Ms Pedersen for immigration. I received my H1B through Caroly ,then my greencard and finally my citizenship!!. She has always kept me informed regarding my case and status. She has always been very thorough with my paperwork . What i was most impressed by was her communication with me , she always returned my calls personally. She explains in great detail and made sure that i understand the procedure.I would highly recommend her for any legal services that you are seeking!!.
Posted by Andy, a Immigration client, Flag
Having dealt with all of my Immigration Visa's and Perm Application , I can highly recommend to all too contact Caroly.
Throughout the many years and through every request Immigration asked, Caroly was always straight forward, available to discuss and on point with every hurdle from the beginning too the end.
Posted by Jay, a Immigration client, Flag
To make a long story short, she pulls no punches. She tells you the way it is in a professional manner. She expects certain documents from you & once you deliver she delivers 100%.Out of 14 cases since 2002 she has delivered me,my family members & friends a 100% approval notices. Out of 14 cases there was only 3 RFE & they were very minor.
Posted by Andrea Mayorga, a Immigration client, Flag
I definelitely recommend Caroly Pedersen as an attorney,she is always willing to help and answer your questions, she is also very professional and knows exactly what is better for you,I have no words but to thank her for all she did! Thank you Caroly for being an amazing and trustworthy attorney!
Posted by Pita, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly has been great. She worked with me step by step on my H1B visa application. She is extremely knowledgeable of current immigration matters and is very helpful overall. I have never dealt with an attorney so closely before only with counselors/advisers from study abroad programs and school so I was a little intimidated at first, but from the first phone call Caroly made me feel comfortable and at ease as she was very patient and helpful with my questions, concerns and in the process overall. She was referred to me by a very trustworthy friend and it was the best referral I could get because she handled my application in the best way possible to ensure a positive result. Thank you Caroly.
Posted by Roddy, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly has been my lawyer for nearly ten years since my original H1B to my green card. It was like dealing with a caring big sister who held my hand every step of the way. Over the last two years while I was obtaining my green card she kept me informed and ensured that I completed all of my tasks. It was not an easy case but she succeeded in the end. I would recommend her to anyone.
Posted by Judith, a Immigration client, Flag
I remember the first time I called the office I was nervous because I never called or talked to any attorney befor but I was more then confident that she would help me through my mess. I was referred from a great great just amazing friend that I trusted so she told me about this attorney . I came in for the appointment the office was amazing so warm and inviting felt like I was at home, then I saw her and then I remember say my situation my be a lot different butt because of her skills and perfessionalism the case was easy breezy she explain in detail all the personal documents that I need to have with me on the next appointment and I did exactly wat she told me to do I took the time to look throught and find everything she asked me to have. It took a lot of time and something I thought I lost but I found everything after that she started my papers and informed me through phone call and direct email on my follow ups wit my Immagration statues her staff was absolutely amazing when ever I had a question of any kind her staff was capable of answering every one there was never a time i was no aware of what was goin on with my stautes I could honestly say the staff and the attorney have mad my life so much stress free so much easyer i feel like i can breath ... The price was amazing very affordable and not expensive ... But through out my process I am beyond saticified I'm soo soo happy I thought this process was going to take one to two years and ONLY took 4-5 mouths every peace of document every appointment came in no time at all soo I will recommend her to everyone I no every one !!! She is truly amazing kind patient diligent and understands urgent and most important she actually gave a damn I felt like she cared honestly cared long story short if I had a thousand tonges i stil couldn't thank her and her staff for the love the knowledge I no now the time they spent wit me the encouragement they emailed me and new opportunity I have now in my life thank you thank you . my life has had a 360 degree turn now that my Immagration process is done thank you Grace thank you Pedersen may God blessed you evern more then he has done for me SHALOM..
Posted by Leordan Serrano, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I have a lot of financial problems and someone referred me to attorney Pedersen for a bankruptcy, she informed me well and took her of all my paperwork. Her professionalism is exceptional, her prices are great and she is honest and trustworthy. Will definitely recommend it.
Posted by a client, Flag
FIRST OF ALL I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF THE CLIENT HAVING TO CALL TO GET AN UPDATE CASE FROM THE LAWYER IF YOU ARE PAYING IF SHOULD BE THE OTHER WAY AROUND. THE RECEPTIONIST IS VERY UNPROFESSIONAL AND ALWAYS ANSWERS THE PHONE SAYING YES WHAT DO YOU WANT? AFTER PAYING SO MUCH MONEY YOU DO NOT EXPECT THIS. THEY BASICALLY TOLD ME MY CASE WAS NOT THAT IMPORTANT AND IF I WANTED SOME INFORMATION I HAD TO WAIT 3 WEEKS TO GET AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE LAWYER DO NOT GET ME WRONG THE LAWYER IS VERY GOOD AND KNOWLEDGEABLE SHE JUST NEEDS A DIFFERENT STAFF AND PARALEGAL
Posted by Ricky, a Immigration client, Flag
Words are impossible to describe Carolyn Pedersen ability to immediately make you feel as if you have known her all your life. Her aura of hospitality and warmth coupled with the relaxed atmosphere which she creates inside and outside her office radiates the charisma and personality of one only eager to please. Her distinct knowledge and efficiency in immigration law left me awestruck as she did what even herself thought impossible, from filing to green card in hand was less than 4 months. I not only look eager to just take up the phone and ask her questions, but as a friend who you can discuss anything with. A more genuine, friendly and comforting individual my paths have never crossed before and since meeting her. Keep on chugging along my friend!!!
Posted by Lisa, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly Pedersen is the ONLY attorney I would recommend. Her best qualities professionally are that she has excellent knowledge of the law, always keeps you up to date with what to expect and what is happening, guides you through every step of the way, always responds quickly, always has time for you and always answers your questions fully in ways you can understand, not "lawyer talk". She takes time to put your fears to rest and instills a confidence in the process that I never had from any other attorney. Personally she is such a sweetie, a genuinely lovely person who really cares about her work and her clients. Caroly has been attorney, confident, agony aunt, friend, teacher and now we considered her part of the family. She has helped my husband and I gain the stability for our future that we had been dreaming of. I really can't say enough good things about Caroly and her abilities.
Posted by YCarrasco, Flag
When you hire a lawyer you want to be sure that is always available, explain every step during the process, support you, have a great communication with you, give you follow up and have a great Legal Assistant (Grace). You can find all this attributes in Ms. Pedersen's firm. I highly recommend Ms. Caroly Pedersen, she is a great lawyer and very professional.
Posted by Luciana, a Immigration client, Flag
I had and I will recommended her. I sent over many friends. She is a sweetheart, she understands your problems and puts herself in your shoes. She did my H1BI back in 2000 and then my resident adjustment in 2003. I'm going back to her for my citizenship now. I met her when her office was in Hialeah and still keep her as my #1 immigration professional. Even though I live in Miami I don't care, I travel all the way to Broward, I don't want any other attorney handling my case.
Posted by Colombiana, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly is an excellent immigration lawyer. She is the one you want went you have a complicated or not so linear case. She gave us options and told us up front what we could and couldn't get. She never advice anything crazy that could compromised our future in this country. Highly recomended
Posted by GermÃ¡n E Rosero, a Immigration client, Flag
I did my H1B and Green Card process through Caroly between 2001 - 2005. She was excellent in communicating, advising the pros or cons towards my process. I always recommend Caroly to my friends who need to ask questions or start their process. Their staff speak Spanish. By the way, I am proud to be a US Citizen.
Posted by MK, a Employment client, Flag
Carol is an amazing person. All the time I've done business with her, she's warm, caring and pro active! The friendliest attorney I've ever met.
She is very knowledgeable in what she's doing and dependable. I would recommend her to anyone looking for legal help. Like they say, its not about meeting your customer's demands, but delighting with that "extra" bit. Carol does just that. Two solid thumbs up for her!
Posted by Chevaun, a Immigration client, Flag
Having your case handled from another country by someone you've never met was a risk and a half, however miss Pederson proved to be the warmest , most jovial, optimistic and trustworthy person. She kept us informed and hopeful and her track record of case successes gave us confidence. She sympathized with my mother and I in our dilema and saw us through the tedious events of our immigration petition by ensuring we had what we needed interms of documents and SUPPORT.I remain eternally grateful to her and maru for completing the process that my father started to get us into the US over 10 yrs ago. speaking on professionalism, credibility , a warm personality and success then choosing Caroly to represent you is the best decision you could ever make. Thanks a million!!!!!
Posted by Dean, a Immigration client, Flag
I have 25 years experience as a client for legal services, and 20 years experience with immigration lawyers. I have hired or interviewed many (more than 15) of them. Bottom line, hire Caroly. I am authorizing Caroly to provide my email or cell phone to anyone who contacts her and asks for a reference. I am happy to discuss.
Caroly will take personal care of your immigration matter. She will provide an ACCURATE assessment of your situation, and she will be open and honest about any risks. She will not try to scare you into paying too much for handling your immigration. I recently had an attorney try to charge me 5x what Caroly charged me for the same immigration matter. He said there were "unwritten rules" which would make my case extremely difficult. This was untrue - Caroly did the work, and my case was approved with no questions asked, in the minimum amount of time expected. I have had lawyers try to tell me my case was "simple" just to get the work, and they knew nothing about what they were talking about. Caroly knows what she is doing, and she will be honest, professional, smart, diligent, and fair with you. You want your case handled properly, and you don't want to pay too much - I know. Immigration is a "personal" matter and it is sometimes stressful and emotional, so some lawyers will take advantage of you in this situation. Caroly will take care of you, she will provide timely accurate information throughout the process, and she will get you the best result possible. Contact Caroly, and if you want a "live" reference, ask for my (Dean) contact information and she will provide it to you. I am doing this, becasue I will be helping YOU make the right decision - the decision to hire Caroly.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly Pedersen is undoubtedly one of the best Immigration Lawyers in South Florida today. Caroly has a great deal of knowledge in this area of the law and this accompanied by her very personal and sincere approach gives you the confidence you need when dealing with USCIS. Maru (a member of Carolyâ€™s legal team) is also a great asset to the Pedersen Law Practice. I call them the â€œDynamics Duoâ€ because they really work very hard as a team to present a solution to any issues you may have with your Immigration Application. I walked into her office and had a worried look on my face but by the time I left I knew that I picked the right person to represent my son and I (I30 Visa Petition for my son was approved in a relatively short period of time). If you want a Winning team to represent you, then look no further, Caroly will look after you as if it was her own case..
Posted by Tom and Pat, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly worked with us from H1B stage all the way through to Green Cards! Eight years in total and Caroly stuck with us all the way. She kept us informed all the time and helped us through the stress and the systems. You feel so helpless and yet she reassured us every step of the way. She always answered our questions promptly by e mail or by phone. Her staff were also pleasant and helpful too. It is a long tough process but we always felt Caroly and her staff were supporting us and guiding us through it all.
Posted by Denise, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly Pedersen and her staff of trained professionals made my entire experience not only stress free, but comforting as well. Pedersen was such a help to me whenever I had any questions or concerns about any paperwork of information I needed to submit or recieve. She was timely and extremely knowledgeable. I was so very impressed with all of the care and ease she put into my case. She provided me with the service to help me get my H1V Visa, my Tourist Visa, and finally she helped me to acquire my Permanent Residency (Green Card) here in the United States. I felt like I was always taken care of by her and her team, and they actually showed and I felt as though they really cared about my case and my concerns. By far she is one of the very best attorneys I have ever dealt with in all of my years of dealing with Immigration Services and the INS.
Posted by Jorge, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly Pedersen is one of the best lawers I ever had in my life.She is
kind in with determination to solve the legal matters of her clients no
matter how the situation is.Maru and the rest of staff complement all
that kindness that people need in a difficult moment as immigration
matters.They are my two angels that God put me in my way to solve
all my legal problems and are real friends I have and trust for the rest of my life.
Thank you to be so kind with everybody that come to ask help
from you in difficult moments as are legal matters.
I recomend Caroly 100%.
Posted by Kathy, a Immigration client, Flag
I am happy to say that because of Caroly and her efficiency my H1-B and then Green card was approved. When you go through the immigration process you basically leave the outcome of your future in someone's hands and I really appreciated Caroly's guidance in the right direction. I felt she was always a great support when I needed my questions answered. She is knowledgeable, honest, trustworthy, amiable and I liked how straightforward she was. I would continue to use her as my lawyer for future endeavors and would recommend her for anyone who is looking for a professional immigration lawyer..
Posted by Ritelisa, a Immigration client, Flag
i am very happy and grateful with my attorney Caroly Pedersen and her wonderful team!!. She always was there for me and helped me with questions and the steps during my process in getting my Green Card very efficiently and responsability!. I would like to tell you a short story about my Green Card approval. My lawyer's assitance called and told me that I had something to sign in order to send to Immigration Offices but it was not like that. When I got at her office they gave a beatiful surprise, YES! it was a beatiful surprise, They had a delicious cake, also a base with beatiful flowers and the most excited surpirse that I got my approval of my Green Card. What such. a wonderful team! THANK YOU! I will never forget that. After a couple of days I got my Green Card by regular mail. and I will do my Citizinship with this same attorney and her team.
Posted by JUVI JOSE VILORIA, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly Pederson is an excellent lawyer and thanks to her and her excellent work team our family obtained our residence, thank you very much and God bless you... Caroly and Maru... Que Dios las bendiga a las dos hacen un excelente equipo, mi esposa Auri, mi hija Juaurin y yo les estamos agradecidos de por vida.
Posted by Rev. GermÃ¡n Novelli y Familia, a Immigration client, Flag
Si busca una abogada de InmigraciÃ³n seria no dude en hablar con Caroly. No es latina pero su corazÃ³n es hispano. Cuando siete abogados nos dejaron si salida para resolver nuestro caso, Caroly no solo resolviÃ³ el problema, sino que todos tenemos la Green Card. Yo no dudo en recomendarla ampliamente.
Posted by Rene, a Immigration client, Flag
Caroly did a really good job helping me and my family to get the permanent residence in the USA. It was a long process, but she handled it perfectly. The permanent residence was not the only process that she took care of for me; she also has helped me with different immigration issues for the last eight years.
Additionally, she is the only lawyer that my extended family has been using for the last 10 years to deal with immigration related cases. She has worked for them on everything from student visas to citizenship issues, and every single case has been successful. She is knowledgeable, very professional, and results oriented. I'm very thankful to her and I highly recommend her to anyone that needs help with immigration issues.
Posted by Gabriel, a Immigration client, Flag
A lawyer has to be a trustworthy person that make you feel that everything is going to be fine, and this is exactly what Caroly does, Put their office on your side and you can rest assure everything will get done on a timely manner the right way, I will never use anybody else
Posted by Ana Carasusan, a Immigration client, Flag
She works pretty fast and the prices are very razonable compare to the others lawyers. I am very happy with her work. She works on your case day by day and keep you update in everything that happens. Strongly recommended
Posted by Luz Marina Mesa, a Immigration client, Flag
She is a person that i trust 100%. I will recommend her to any one, she is a great person and cares for her clients
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Lawyer Pedersen and her staff are very friendly and knowleadgeable. I have gotten 2 work visas from and plan to call her for my future immigration processes.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
She was an amazing lawyer, answered every e-mail and phone call.
Her assistant was wonderful too.
Received my green card and was able to travel to my house country!
Posted by Evelyn, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Caroly Pedersen was my bankruptcy Lawyer and I'm glad I didn't go to a big law firm. They are usually very impersonal. On the other hand, Caroly Pedersen's office staff was friendly, helpful, and available. If I had a question, I could either call or email them and the staff and Caroly herself would respond quickly. I truly appreciated their human interest at a time when I felt so financially devastated and emotionally defeated. She was uplifting and reassuring, and for that I will always be grateful and would highly recommend her.