Margaret W. Wong & Associates - Immigration Attorneys
Tending to all your immigration needs

Staff

Paralegals and Administration

Our wonderful support staff at Margaret W. Wong & Assoc. LLC assists our attorneys with helping people with all kinds of immigration matters, from employment visas to asylum, throughout the United States. You will come in contact with our courteous staff when you call or visit our offices.

Ana Estrada works in our Atlanta office, meeting clients, and assisting lawyers and clients. Fluent in Spanish, Ana translates both in the office and on attorneys' Hispanic radio "immigration question and answer" shows.

Ariana Calderon works in our Chicago office. She meets clients, and helps coordinate lawyers and clients. She arranges appointments for Chicago clients with Mrs. Wong. She speaks fluent Spanish and English.

Albion Manellari works closely with our deportation attorneys preparing different applications such as asylum, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, petition for alien relative, removal of conditions, working authorization, among others. He helps the attorneys follow up Court cases. He has a Post Degree Certificate from Cuyahoga Community College, Major Paralegal Studies - ABA-Approved Program (2011). He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Albanian Legal Studies, Jurist, University of Tirana, Law School, Albania (2002). He is fluent in English, Albanian and Italian. Albion started working at the Firm in May 2011 after interning here from January-May 2011.

Azaadjeet Singh, LLM, LLB, MA, is a Legal Assistant and Community Liaison in our Cleveland office. Born in Singapore, of South Asian heritage, Azaad is fluent in English, Panjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Bahasa Malaysia, and Indonesian, and is conversant in Tamil, Mandarin, and Arabic. Azaad enjoys working closely with clients from all over Asia.

Brian Marek is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where he obtained a BA in philosophy. Joining the Firm in 2002, he is employed as a paralegal. He works on non-immigrant petitions and visas such as H-1B's and B-1/B-2 extensions. Brian also prepares and files N-400's, US Passport applications, Permanent labor certifications, J-1 Waivers, I-601 Waivers and I-212 Applications.

Cecilia Wong, MBA, is in the accounting department.

Christopher Rivero, J.D., Legal Writer. Graduate of John Carroll University and the University of Akron School of Law. Christopher helps our legal team prepare documents. After graduation from college, and while attending law school, Christopher worked his way up at Sherwin Williams paint stores. Christopher has also worked as Legal Intern and Coordinator for the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative, Summit County Legal Defender, Akron, Ohio. Christopher is fluent in Spanish.

Chunli Wu works in the NY office and handles packet 3 and 4 cases and I-130's. She is fluent in Chinese and English.

Crispin Kamucici joins our Cleveland office, having traveled many miles with his wife and ten children to live in the United States. He is fluent in English, French, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, and Lingala.

Emily Mark works in our Cleveland office, and is fluent in Cantonese and English.

Elisa Diaz works in our Cleveland office, and is fluent in Spanish and English.

Elizabeth Cusma is a paralegal in Cleveland. Fluent in English and Spanish, Elizabeth also speaks Arabic, French and Catalan. She was an honors undergraduate student at Ohio State University, majoring in Arabic Language and Culture, and has two Masters degrees from universities in Spain, in Euro-Mediterranean Relations, and Immigration Management.

Enrida Milo, LL.M, works closely with our attorneys preparing different applications and petitions. She works on non-immigrant petitions and visas such as H-1B, F-1, H-4, and B-1/B-2 extensions. Enrida also prepares and files Green Card applications, Fiancé(e) Petitions, Petitions for Alien Relative andCitizenship applications.  She graduated from Tirana University Law School, Albania, and later obtained a Master of Laws degree from Cleveland - Marshall College of Law, CSU in 2014. She is fluent in Albanian and English.”

Florence Vigneau is a paralegal in our Atlanta office with 15 years’ experience with the firm. She has a Masters in law, business and international affairs from Toulouse, France, and is fluent in French & Spanish.

George Koussa is our marketing and community Liaison, specializing in working with the Middle Eastern community, providing interactions and translations. George is fluent in Arabic.

Gordon Landefeld, marketing manager, develops relationships within the community; writes press releases and blogs; negotiates and places print, online and radio ads; coordinates IT support;  and oversees SEO, reputation management, and online services for the firm.

Grecia Robles is a legal assistant and a translator. Grecia is fluent in Spanish and English. Based in Cleveland, Grecia assists in other offices as needed.

Hee Kam works in the Atlanta office as a case manager. She meets clients, helps work between lawyers and clients. She arranges appointments for Atlanta clients with Mrs. Wong. She speaks fluent Korean and English.

Hilary Storm is at our Cleveland office, and is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Ilona Fleszar works in our accounts receivable and billing department.  Ilona is fluent in Polish and English.

John (Yongjun) Pang, paralegal, joined the firm in January 2013.  He graduated from Case Western Reserve University with an undergraduate degree in engineering. He assists clients in applying for all types of immigration cases, including all kinds of exemptions, family class immigration, EB-5 investor immigration, political asylum, exemptions, etc. He speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Joyce Graham has practiced public accounting in the Cleveland, OH area for 30 years, specializing in professional and high net worth individuals. Joyce has been the CPA for Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC, since inception. She has watched and aided the firm in its growth and expansion and maintained a deep relationship with Mrs. Wong and her entire family. Thus, the opportunity to become the CFO of the corporation was an easy step.

Jury Pychowycz works in our Cleveland office, and speaks Russian and English.

Kathy Li works in our Diamond Bar (Los Angeles) office, and is fluent in Chinese and English.

Kwasi Bediako works in our Cleveland office as an accountant. Kwasi's fluent in Twi, French and English.

Lani Pychowycz works in the reception area and handles client telephone calls, and is fluent in both Chinese and English.

Leo Shipcka graduated with a BA in 2000 from the Baldwin Wallace College and obtained an MBA after graduating in 2004 from the Cleveland State University. He joined the firm in March 2005; Born in Tirana, Albania, Leo is fluent in both Albanian and English.

Leslie Tejada is at our reception desk and acts as a legal assistant and translator. Leslie is fluent in Spanish and English. Based in Cleveland, Leslie assists in other offices as needed.

Li Cao, works in the reception area and handles client telephone calls, intake and is fluent in both Chinese and English. Li completes paperwork for client intake, answers phones and emails.  Li frequently travels to other offices, including Los Angeles, assisting with client intake and translating for the attorneys.

Li Hong Wu is at our Cleveland office, and is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Mary Kay Covington works as our document management specialist, and coordinates executive transportation.

Michael Fungsang works in our Cleveland and NY offices and is fluent in Chinese, Spanish and English.

Michael Patterson is our business development and community liaison, attending various ethnic festivals, chambers of commerce, and community events, talking to people about our firm, and encouraging them to come see us if they have a situation/problem/question dealing with immigration. Michael is principal correspondent for our

Rachel Ozmun works in Cleveland reception.

Rita Loh works in the NY office.  She assists our NY attorney and provides client services to our NY clients.  She speaks Chinese and English.

Rosa Cintron is a legal assistant and a translator in our Cleveland office. Rosa is fluent in Spanish and English.

Samantha Krupar works in our Cleveland reception, and assists the attorneys.

Shamalee Ffrench works in our Cleveland office and speaks English and Jamaican Creole.

Stella (Shaoyun) Lao works in our accounts receivable department.

Swati Vig works in Cleveland as a paralegal (ABA approved Post Degree Paralegal Certification). Swati, an attorney in India, is a member of the Bar Association of India, and was Assistant Attorney General, Punjab and Haryana High Court, and was appointed Amicus Curiae for a year. Swati is fluent, reading and writing, in English, Hindi and Punjabi.

Sydney Ward works in our Cleveland office in reception. Sydney is fluent in Spanish and French.

Vicky Ko works in the reception area and handles client telephone calls, intake and is fluent in both Chinese and English.