Attorney Morilla, is an attorney licensed in the States of Connecticut and New Jersey and their U.S. District Courts, respectively. Attorney Morilla is fluent in the Spanish language and has knowledge of Portuguese and French.
Attorney Morilla is dedicated to representing the immigrant community in affirmative petitions with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, as well as providing representation for clients in deportation proceedings before the U.S. Immigration Court. Attorney Morilla has also represented many detained clients in bond proceedings and successfully argued for Stays of Deportation on humanitarian grounds.
Apart from her professional experiences and employment, Attorney Morilla also served as an intern at the Fairfield County Judicial Courthouse in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Attorney Morilla is actively involved in the Connecticut Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association, Bridgeport Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Section. Additionally, she is actively involved in a number of community-based endeavors as a member of and Advisor to the Latino Advocacy Foundation of Fairfield County (LA.F.F.).
Attorney Morilla earned her Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, where she was a Homer T. Bass Public Law Fellow, served as the Coordinator for the Law School's Pro Bono Program and Treasurer for the Hispanic Student Association. She earned her Bachelor's degree from New York University with High Honors in Latin American Studies and Spanish Literature.
Languages spoken: Spanish, Portuguese
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Community Leader||City of Bridgeport||2015|
|Summer Associate||Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.||2009 - 2009|
|Summer Associate||Prudential Financial||2008 - 2008|
|Legal Assistant||Garcia & Kricko, Esqs.||2004 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Latino Advocacy Foundation||Legal Advisor||2013 - Present|
|Bridgeport Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|I601 Fraud Waiver||Approved|
|Child Support Enforcement||Educational support order may be entered for a post majority child where educational support was not ordered at the time of the foreign divorce and jurisdiction not preserved or waived.|
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|28 Georgetown Immigration Law Journal #1 (2014)||The Law and Economics of Family Unification||2013|
|Rutgers University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|New York University||Latin American Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|La Ley del Perdon||I-601 Waivers||2013|
|La Ley de los Estudiantes||DREAM Act||2012|
|Que hacer cuando se encuentra en procedimientos de deportacion||ICE Detainers and Removal||2011|