Barbara V. Melendez
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Barbara V. Melendez

Immigration Attorney
Salt Lake City, UT

AVVO

RATING

10.0

No Misconduct

Languages

Spanish , Portuguese

About Me

I represent employers and employees with business and professional visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, and naturalization matters. I advise employers on compliance and employment eligibility as required under IRCA. I train personnel on  immigration compliance, including I-9, E-Verify and IMAGE.  I provide the most recent updates on immigration via a weekly radio...

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Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Highly Recommended

Posted by: Matthew over 1 year ago.

Highly recommended. Barbara and her staff helped make the process go smoothly and were with us every step of the way. She was upfront with her fees...

Professional and personal

Posted by: Robert over 1 year ago.

Barbara is both an incredibly talented lawyer and wonderful person. Her attention to detail was only matched by her sympathetic approach to my needs...
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Endorsements

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Arturo Angel Burga
Arturo Burga

Pomona, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Alan W Mortensen
Alan Mortensen

Salt Lake City, UT

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Barbara is a fantastic immigration attorney. She was co-counsel on a massive mine collapse case where several of the miners that died had...
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Résumé

License

1997 License Status: Active for the state of Utah.
Last updated by Avvo: 10/10/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – 2013

Kuck Immigraiton Partners

Education

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JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Awards

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2013 Utah Legal Elite

Utah Business Magazine

Associations

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Past Chair

American Immigration Lawyers Association (Utah chapter)


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Portfolio

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Overview of Immigration Law--Family-Based and Employment-Based Immigration—Compliance and Following the Law

at Education Week

2011 Immigration - What's Going On?

at Tri State Conference

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