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Viera Buzgova has been working in the area of immigration law since the year 2000, first as a legal assistant and now as an immigration attorney. Her practice focuses exclusively on immigration law. She represents both individual as well as corporate clients. Her cases include family immigration (marriage visa, fiance visa, family-based preference petitions, etc.), business immigration (H-1B visas, L-1 visas, PERM, etc.), physician immigration (J-1 waivers, National Interest Waivers, etc.), naturalization, removal cases, U visas, and other areas of immigration law. She is fluent in English, Slovak, and Czech languages.

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Languages spoken: English, Slovak, Czech

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%
    4 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Buzgova, Meneses & Wellington Smith, LLP

1600 Nueces St
Austin, TX, 78701-1106

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201208/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report2016
Foundation Scholarship to Top Student in the ClassSt. Mary’s School of Law Foundation2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBuzgova, Meneses & Wellington Smith, LLP2015 - Present
Immigration AttorneyG. Wellington Smith, P.C.2012 - 2015
Student AttorneyCenter for Legal and Social Justice2011 - 2011
Legal AssistantG. Wellington Smith, P.C.2000 - 2012
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Post-DOMA same-sex marriage caseApproved
J-1 Physician WaiversApproved
I-601A Provisional WaiversApproved
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Marys University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)Juris Doctor (J.D.)2012
Concordia University-AustinBusiness ManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
92nd County Judges & Commissioners Association Annual ConferenceImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2014