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Melissa Campos Avelar
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Melissa Campos Avelar

also known as Melissa, Campos-Castaneda

Practice areas:

Immigration, Consumer Protection

About Me

Avelar Immigration Law - dedicated to fighting for immigrant rights through the represenation of legal issues.  Call today for your consultation.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Immigration: 85%
  2. Consumer Protection: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Pro Bono (20%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Jacob Brian Smith

    I highly recommend Attorney Melissa Campos Avelar. She is hard working and very intelligent and care greatly for the clients she represents.

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    Jacob Smith Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

Avelar Immigration Law

1711 S 312th St
Suite 2
Federal Way, WA, 98003

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200707/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Above and Beyond AwardAccess to Justice Institute Seattle University School of Law2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Staff AttorneyNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project2007 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationConsumer Protection Committee2011 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
TPS Adjustment of Statusgranted
Adjustment of StatusGranted

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
UCLA Chicano Studies Law ReviewNoncitizen voting rights in LA county2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJuris Doctorate2006
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration talk with Ms. Campos-CastanedaImmigrant rights in the workplace2013
Univision Seattle KUNS news castCivil Rights and Drunk driving2012
Univision Seattle KUNS News castCivil Rights2012
Univision Seattle KUNS News castDREAM Deferred Action2012
Securred Communities Platica en BurienImmigrant Rights/Civl Rights2012
Platica con Abogada en Mt. VernonImmigrant Rights/Civl Rights2012
Platica con Abogada CamposSecurred Communities2012
Platica con Abogada Melissa CamposDerechos de los Inmigrantes2010
Federal Way Immigrant Rights PresentationImmigrant Rights2009