Mrs. Liset Lefebvre Martinez's practice includes Removal Defense, Family Based Immigration, Business and Employment Immigration, Citizenship and Naturalization, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), I-9 Compliance, Motions to Reopen and Reconsider and Appeals before the EOIR and BIA.
Mrs. Lefebvre is a passionate litigator. She is honest and diligent. In her career, she has handled hundreds of cases, and reunited many families through true advocacy. She has 10 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Verdin Law Firm, she successfully opened up and managed an immigration law firm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for four years.
Mrs. Lefebvre received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. She is licensed in the State of Texas by the Supreme Court of Texas. While in law school, Mrs. Lefebvre studied in England at the University College of London, Faculties of Law where she focused her legal studies on Comparative Law and Transnational Litigation. She clerked at Bacciardi & Partners, an international corporate law firm, in Italy. Mrs. Lefebvre also clerked for the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel in Denver, Colorado and upon graduation for the 383rd District Court in El Paso, Texas.
Prior to venturing into immigration law, Mrs. Lefebvre participated in the defense of multi-million dollar complex commercial litigation matters. She handled a broad range of civil disputes including construction defect, ERISA, FLSA, and product liability matters.
Mrs. Lefebvre is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She served as the EOIR Oakdale Liaison (2015-2016), served as the AILA Dallas Section Co-Coordinator (2011-2012), and was invited to speak at several AILA immigration conferences. She is also a member of the Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.
Mrs. Lefebvre is fluent in Spanish, and proficient in Italian.
Languages spoken: Italian, Spanish
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Liset Lefebvre Martinez is an exceptional attorney who is at the forefront of representation regarding a wide variety of immigration issues, including complex family immigration cases. Ms. LeFebvre presented on a panel with me regarding immigrant waivers at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Conference, and I was impressed by her outstanding knowledge and experience regarding waivers in family-based immigration cases. I highly recommend her.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2006||01/19/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2016|
|Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Clarence Bartholic Award||University of Denver Sturm College of Law||2005|
|American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Ethics||University of Denver Sturm College of Law||2005|
|Who's Who Among American Law Students||Who's Who In American Law||2004|
|National Collegiate Business Merit Award||National Merit Scholarship Corporation||2002|
|All American Scholar Award||United States Achievement Academy||2002|
|Partner||Verdin Law Firm, LLC||2016 - Present|
|Managing Attorney||Chavez & Valko, LLP||2011 - 2016|
|Attorney||Reina, Bates & Kowalski||2008 - 2010|
|Attorney||Middleberg, Riddle & Gianna||2007 - 2008|
|Attorney/Case Manager||United States Small Business Administration||2006 - 2007|
|Judicial Law Clerk||383rd District Court||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Affiliate Member||2008 - Present|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Dallas County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|AILA (Mid-South Chapter)||EOIR - Oakdale Liaison||2015 - 2016|
|Dallas AILA Chapter||Dallas AILA Co-Coordinator||2011 - 2012|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of Texas at El Paso||Business Administration||B.B.A.||2002|
|University College London||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|AILA Texas/MidSouth Chapter Fall Conference||Bond Hearings and Court Updates||2016|
|2015 AILA Texas Spring Chapter Conference||Immigrant Visa Waivers||2015|
|DACA conference for the Hispanic Community at Bryan Adams High School||Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals||2013|
|Mexican Consulate General Public Event||Options for Victims of Domestic Violence||2012|
|LABE 2012 Fall Conference||Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals||2012|