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Melissa Martinelli

Immigration Attorney at Cambridge, MA

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  • Licensed for 14 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Practice area
  1. Immigration
    100%
    Asylum, Family-based immigration, removal defense

    14 years

Location

Martinelli Immigration Law, PC
52 Western Avenue
Cambridge, MA, 02139

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AVVO RATING 6.5 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Martinelli Immigration Law, PC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Offices of Melissa K. Martinelli
  • 2012 - Present
  • Immigration Attorney
  • Law Office of Dominic E. Capeci
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Legal Intern
  • Ross Silverman LLC
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Legal Intern
  • Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Intern
  • Harvard University Committee on Human Rights Studies
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Assistant Editor
  • Center for Human Rights and Collective Memory, Natal, RN, Brazil
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Intern
  • ONG Raices, Santiago, Chile
  • 2003 - 2003
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Education

  • Suffolk University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009

Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • 2011 - Present
  • National Lawyers Guild, National Immigration Project
  • 2009 - Present
  • Brazilian Alliance
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Legal Services for Children
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Centro Legal de la Raza
  • 2009 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Interpreter of the Year
  • Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project
  • 2009
  • Emanuel Bezerra dos Santos Human Rights Advocate Award
  • Center for Human Rights and Collective Memory, Natal, RN, Brazil
  • 2005

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Immigration Attorney | Jul 05
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"Melissa is an outstanding and conscientious advocate who brings both skill and compassion to her immigration law practice. In a field where too many attorneys do just enough to get by, Melissa steps up and fights out even the most difficult cases. Her tactics are thoughtful and creative. A client could not go wrong bringing Melissa onto his or her case."
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Cambridge Immigration Lawyer Melissa Martinelli
Melissa Martinelli
Immigration Attorney
Cambridge, MA