I am an Immigration Attorney with over 10 years of experience, focusing on Business/Employment Immigration. I have represented multinational companies in the automotive, cement, oil, biotechnology and marketing industries as well as many other industries. I also represent smaller start-up companies in various industries. I represent individuals in family-based immigration processes and U.S Citizenship as well. I am fluent in English and Portuguese and proficient in French and Spanish. I am able to provide simultaneous or consecutive interpretation as well as translation services for our clients.
My firm provides legal services in all areas, which allows me to work in conjunction with our attorneys in other practice areas (corporate, labor and employment, tax, litigation, etc.), when appropriate, to provide comprehensive legal services that take into account various aspects of doing business in the U.S. and managing a multinational workforce.
Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, French, Spanish
Licensed since 2001
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2001||03/27/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Women Lawyers Rising Star||Hour Detroit Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Immigration Attorney||Clark Hill||2004 - 2005|
|Immigration Attorney||Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn||2002 - 2004|
|Immigration Attorney||Geore P. Mann & Associates||2001 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|French-American Chamber of Commerce||Member||2012 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2006 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2002 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Attorney Member||2001 - Present|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||Political Science||Bachelor of Science||1998|
|Wayne State University Law School||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Labor, Employment and Immigration Law Forum||Immigration 101 for HR Professionals||2013|
|Labor, Employment and Immigration Law Forum||Immigration Hot Topics||2011|