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Irena Juras is the founder and managing member of the Juras Law Firm, PLC.  Irena focuses her practice on Bankruptcy Law, Immigration Law, International Law and Business Law. Irena is licensed to practice law in Arizona and New York.


Irena Juras received her first law degree in the Czech Republic where she practiced commercial law. She received her second law degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law with a focus on International Law. For two years she worked as a law clerk to the Honorable James M. Marlar, the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Arizona (1999-2001). Subsequently, she entered private practice and broadened her focus to include International Business Transactions, Immigration Law and Business Law. Her cross-cultural, multilingual background and legal training and experience in both civil and common law make her uniquely qualified to represent U.S. and foreign clients in immigration matters, cross-border transactions and bankruptcy proceedings. She is fluent in English and Czech in addition to having a working knowledge of Russian and German.


Languages spoken: English, Czech

Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 45%
    17 years
  2. Immigration: 45%
    11 years
  3. Business: 5%
    12 years
  4. International Law: 5%
    14 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Juras Law Firm, PLC

2398 E Camelback Rd, Suite 240
Phoenix, AZ, 85251-0001


AZActive 200005/23/2015
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law Clerk to the Hon. James M. Marlar, Bankruptcy JudgeU.S. Bankruptcy Court, District Of Arizona1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Business Law SectionExecutive Council2006 - Present
Scottsdale Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2006 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, International Law SectionPast Chair2000 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember2000 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws1999
Masaryk University Faculty of Law, Czech RepublicLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law Review CLE (September 6, 2012)Immigration Workshop Family & Employment Forms2012
Law Review CLE (January 19, 2012)Immigration 101: Family and Employment2012
Law Review CLE (January 20, 2011)Immigration Law Fundamentals2011