Fabiola Cini

Partner

Fabiola Cini, a Partner at Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC, received her Law Degree from The University of Tirana Law School in Tirana, Albania in 1997, and her Master’s Degree from the Magistrates’ School in Tirana in 2000. She served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Court of First Instance in Tirana, Albania from 1998-1999 and was thereafter appointed as a judge for the Fier Court of First Instance in Albania where she worked for about three years before she and her family moved to the United States. While attending the Magistrates’ School and working as a Judge in Albania, Mrs. Cini completed several training courses offered by various organizations in Europe such as the European Council of Human Rights in Strasburg, France; Judicial institutions in Stuttgart, Germany; Zurich, Switzerland; the Legionovo Academy in Poland and the Superior International Institute of Criminal Sciences in Syracuse, Italy with focus on Human Rights, judicial system and fighting against organized crimes. In addition she participated in professional enhancement programs and obtained certifications in the field of International Secured Transactions, International Public and Trade Law.

Fabiola Cini Immigration Lawyer

Mrs. Cini worked as a paralegal with the Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC litigation team from 2005 until 2012. She became law clerk at the firm in 2012, and having completed an LL.M law degree at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2013, she studied for and passed the Ohio Bar in 2014, when she joined the firm as an associate attorney. Long familiar with Fabiola Cini’s excellence in case management and client communications, Margaret W. Wong was pleased to invite her to shareholder status in 2016.

Ms. Cini represents clients in asylum cases, family based applications, she is part of the litigation team and office management.

Accomplishments

  • Training program sponsored by the European Council on Human Rights and Administration of Justice held at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasburg, France and various courts and judicial institutions in Stuttgart, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland
  • Training program for Albanian Judges and Prosecutors organized by the ABA/CEEL (American Bar Association / US Department of Justice in cooperation with the Central and Eastern European Legal non-profit organization) held in Legionowo Academy, Poland.
  • Supporting assistance and training program for the Albanian Department of Justice organized by the Superior International Institute of Criminal Sciences in Syracuse, Italy.
  • Various training seminars and certifications on International Secured Transactions, International Public and Trade Law

Classes & Seminars Taught

  • Adjunct Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, currently teaching Immigration Law for LLM students

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, LLM, May 2013
  • School of Magistrates, Tirana, Albania, Masters of Law (Magistrate [Judge]), 1999-2000
  • Tirana University Law School, Tirana, Albania, Law Degree, 1997
  • Other certifications and professional trainings 1999-2002

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2020
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 2020
  • Member of American Immigration Lawyer Association since 2016
  • State of Ohio Bar, May 2014

Languages

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