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Adriana M Dinis

Immigration Attorney at Saint Petersburg, FL

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2008
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Adriana is a citizen of the United States, Venezuela and Portugal. She attended the University of Florida where she graduated with honors with a degree in criminology and sociology and a minor in anthropology.


She then attended Stetson University College of Law on a full diversity scholarship where she graduated with cum laude in 2008. While at Stetson Adriana was an editor for the Journal of International Aging Law and Policy and received the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award for her work with the Guardian Ad Litem Program.


Adriana practiced immigration law with the GLS CHILD project of Gulfcoast Legal Services (GLS) from 2008-2014. While at GLS she coordinated AILA Citizenship Day from 2008-2013 as well as monthly advice walk-in clinics. Adriana received the Hero Award from the Intercultural Advocacy Center for her work with undocumented children. She is licensed in Florida and is fluent in Spanish.

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Immigration Law Group of Florida, P.A.
721 1st Ave North
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33701

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Posted by anonymous | August 2, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent and Compassionate Lawyer
My husband and I used Immigration Law Group of Florida to assist us in filing for status adjustment after our marriage. From the very first phone call, you could tell that this firm was different. They truly care about their clients. They take the time to explain all the steps, make sure you are comfortable, and don't pressure you into making a decision right then and there. They were there for us every step of the way, and I can't thank them enough.
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Posted by Diego | January 10, 2015
She's incredible!
Adriana helped me receive my residency and was very helpful through the whole process. It was the year I was graduating high school and she even helped me with my application with anything involving my status during the process. Even now, four years later, we keep in touch. She's amazing!
Posted by Marcela | January 9, 2015
Knowledge, Support and Vocation
Ms. Adriana M Dinis is not only knowledgeable and dedicated but, patient and supporting. My experience as her client was above all possible standards. She proved her professionalism and work ethic by providing results many other lawyers were incapable of. Before meeting Ms. Dinis I had sought legal representation many times and paid too much on consultation fees, all to no avail. On 2009 Ms. Dinis represented me and worked my case with USCIS through Gulf Coast Legal Services. Her analysis of the case was thorough and feasible; she discovered that I was a U.S Citizen by birth right. Her organization skills eased the flow of the overwhelming paperwork all leading to positive results. My family and feel blessed and are utterly grateful for meeting such a fine person with such a great heart and devotion.
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Immigration Law Group of Florida, P.A.
  • 2014 - Present
  • Staff Attorney
  • Gulfcoast Legal Services
  • 2008 - 2014


  • Stetson University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2005


  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Pinellas County chapter)
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • 2008 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • American Dream Award
  • U.S. Representative Kathy Castor
  • 2018
  • Chief Justice Law Firm Commendation Award for Pro Bono Service
  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • 2017
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Law Firm
  • Sixth Judicial Circuit’s Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony
  • 2016
  • Honorable Mention- Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Lawyer
  • Sixth Judicial Circuit’s Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony
  • 2016
  • Hero Award
  • InterCultural Advocacy Institute
  • 2010
  • Diversity Fellowship
  • Carlton Fields, PA
  • 2009
  • William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
  • Stetson University College of Law
  • 2008
  • Diversity Full Tuition Scholarship
  • Stetson University College of Law
  • 2005
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Speaking Engagements

  • 2016 Child Protection Summit
  • Human Trafficking and Immigration: Options Available to Undocumented Juvenile Victims
  • 2016
  • Polk County Sexual Abuse Task Force Annual Conference
  • Immigration Options for Undocumented Children & their Families
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (5)
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Immigration Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adriana Dinis is a great immigration attorney. Her devotion to her clients and cases is a role model to other attorneys. You are in good hands with Adriana as your attorney."
Immigration Attorney | Jan 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Adriana is an exceptional immigration attorney. She is compassionate, knowledgeable and well known in the community. She has a reputation for obtaining impressive results for her clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Dec 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adriana is a wonderful lawyer, and her heart is always in the right place. I am a HUGE fan of her work."
Immigration Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Adriana for several years while working in the non-profit sector. She is a very competent and ethical immigration lawyer who cares deeply about her clients. I recommend her without any reservation."
Immigration Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Adriana for years as a passionate and very effective immigration lawyer. Her work makes it obvious that she cares for her clients as individuals. She is honest and very knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer without reservation."

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Saint Petersburg Immigration Lawyer Adriana M Dinis
Adriana M Dinis
Immigration Attorney
Saint Petersburg, FL
Licensed for 15 years