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Maribel LaFontaine is the founding  attorney of the Law Office of Maribel LaFontaine, P.C. which was established in 2000. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Fordham University in New York. She later moved to the Washington, DC area and attended The Columbus School of Law of The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC., where she obtained a Juris Doctor in law. She is admitted to practice law in the Maryland and D.C. Bars. Ms. LaFontaine is fluent in English and Spanish. Ms. LaFontaine practices primarily in U.S. immigration law and also handles routine family law cases, such as uncontested divorces. Ms. LaFontaine is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Maryland Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Associations. The firm also employs a competent and mostly bilingual staff (associate attorney, receptionist, legal assistants/paralegals, interns and/or other administrative support as necessary) in order to provide our clients with the best experience and service possible.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 90%
    19 years
  2. Family: 10%
    7 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Stephen F Allen

    Maribel is a very experienced and skilled lawyer. She is very committed to helping those in need and offers reasonable rates. She cares about her clients and is a pleasure to work with on related legal matters that need her expertise. I would highly recommend her.


    Stephen Allen Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph Anthony Scrofano

    It is without reservation that I endorse Maribel for anyone looking for a smart, capable immigration attorney. She is honest and trustworthy and works tirelessly on behalf of her clients.


    Joseph Scrofano DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Maribel LaFontaine, P.C.

600 Jefferson Plaza.
Suite 304
Rockville, MD, 20852-1190

Law Office of Maribel LaFontaine, P.C.

4601 Nth. Fairfax Dr., Suite 1200
Arlington, VA, 22203



DCActive 199907/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Internship MentorNorthwest High School2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyLaw Office of Maribel LaFontaine, P.C2001 - Present
Supervising AttorneySalgado & Associates1999 - 2001
Paralegal & Associate AttorneyGlinsmann & Glinsmann, Chartered1996 - 1999
Volunteer Law GraduateAyuda, Inc.1995 - 1995
Law Clerk/Legal InternDepartment Of Defense-Pentagon1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of CommerceMember2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Acadamy of FinancePractice of Law2014
The Nuts & Bolts of Family Immigration and NaturalizationImmigration2007