LLM (USA), LLB (UK), MA (USA), is a Specialist in asylum, hardship waivers, administrative closure, legal writing, work authorizations, and South Asian marketing in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. Born in Singapore, of South Asian heritage, Azaad is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Bahasa Malaysia, and Bahasa Indonesian, as well as Singlish.
Brandi works in our mail department. She graduate from Central State University with a Bachelors in Business Administration. Outside work she enjoys reading and watching documentaries.
Brian Marek is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where he obtained a BA in philosophy. Joining the Cleveland Immigration Law Office in 2002, he is employed as a paralegal. He works on non-immigrant petitions and visas such as H-1B 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.
Carla works in the Columbus Immigration Law office. She is fluent in Portuguese and English and interprets and translates for Ms Wong and attorneys as needed. Carla is from Brazil and looks forward to meeting with clients and assists lawyers.
Cecilia Wong holds an MBA, and is in the accounting department in our Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Chenyue works in the Minneapolis Immigration Law office as a legal assistant. She speaks Mandarin and Korean.
Claudia works in Columbus Immigration Law office. as a bilingual paralegal (Spanish-English), she works closely with our attorneys preparing different applications and petitions and helps Ms. Wong with clients during their consultation. Claudia graduated from CENHIES Law School in Mexico and practiced law in several jobs in Mexico such as Public Ministry Agent at the Attorney General Office of the Hidalgo State, she also worked as Litigation Attorney in agrarian law, and she worked for the Superior Court of Justice of the State of Hidalgo. Here in the US she worked as a Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Specialist for The Ohio Hispanic Coalition. Since her passion is helping to the Latino Community who lives in the United States, she has performed professional speeches to prevent child sexual abuse, and on April 2019 founded Ámate Training LLC, providing human development workshops in Spanish. She loves spending time with her little daughter Katherine and her family.
Xiomara works in the reception area handling client telephone calls and intake in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
New York, New York
Emily Mark is fluent in Cantonese and English. Emily assists attorneys in our Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Florence Vigneau is a paralegal in our Atlanta Immigration Law 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, and English.
New York, New York
Gordon Landefeld manages the firm’s marketing, IT, and security, and responds to online customer requests through social media, and complaints as ombudsman. He 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. Gordon works out of our Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Grecia Robles is a legal assistant and translator. Grecia is fluent in Spanish and English. Grecia assists in other offices as needed in our Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Hee works as a case manager in our Atlanta Immigration Law office. She meets with clients, coordinates interactions between lawyers and clients, and schedules appointments for Atlanta clients with Ms. Wong. Hee is fluent in Korean and English.
Illona works in our accounts receivable and billing department for all of our offices. She also oversees the day to day operations in the Cleveland Immigration Law office. She studied accounting at Cuyahoga Community College and has been working for our firm for 15 years. Ilona was born in Poland and is fluent in Polish and English.
Jessi works in Reception handling client telephone calls and intake in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in Spanish and English. Jessi assists in other offices as needed.
Jesus works in our accounting department in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Jocelyn is fluent in Tagalog and English. She assists attorneys in our Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Jose is fluent in Spanish and English. With a Bachelors in Linguistics from the University at Buffalo, Jose has worked 10 years as an assistant pastor, and an English teacher to those who speak on Spanish.
Joyce has practiced public accounting in the Cleveland immigration Law office area for 30 years, specializing in professional and high net worth individuals. Joyce has been the CPA for Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC, since its inception. She has watched and aided the firm in its growth and expansion and maintained a deep relationship with Ms. Wong and her entire family. Thus, the opportunity to become the CFO of the corporation was an easy step.
Juan Carlos Brando
Juan Carlos works in our Atlanta Immigration Law office assisting with our media team while learning to become a paralegal, and looks forward to attending law school in the U.S.. He was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, and graduated from Universidad Yacambú Law School and practiced law until he came to the United States. He worked several jobs such as a Painter, Dj in a Radio Station and Personal Injury Law Firm before joining our team. Juan Carlos Brando enjoys singing and playing the piano, and likes any kind of sports, specially baseball and table tennis.
Jury speaks Russian and English and helps the attorneys in the Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Karen Merced works in reception and intake in our Cleveland Immigration Law office and assists clients with questions and translations. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Raleigh, North Carolina
Kerrien is a bilingual paralegal (English-Spanish), experienced in dealing with complex and highly sensitive applications and petitions for immigration benefits. She has completed a Paralegal Certificate at Florida Paralegal Institute, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration at Atlantis University and a bachelor’s degree of Law School in Venezuela. Kerrien currently works in our Raleigh Immigration Law office and enjoys spending time with her family and their two dogs in her spare time.
Kwasi is as an accountant and works in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. Kwasi is fluent in Twi, French, and English.
Lani works in the reception area in our Cleveland Immigration Law office and handles client telephone calls. She is fluent in Chinese and English.
Leo Shipcka is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University where he obtained a BA in Business Administration / Finance and earned an MBA with an emphasis in Finance in 2004. Joining the Firm in 2005 he has worked directly with Ms. Wong in assisting our clients in the Cleveland, Nashville, Chicago Immigration Law offices as needed. Leo was born in Tirana, Albania, and is fluent in Albanian and English.
Leslie Tejada works in reception and as a legal assistant and translator. She is fluent in Spanish and English. Based in our Cleveland Immigration Law office, Leslie assists in other offices as needed.
Lily works in Reception handling client telephone calls and intake in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in English and Chinese.
New York, New York
Mariela Castillo works in Reception handling client telephone calls and intake in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Mary Kay Covington
Mary Kay is our document management specialist. Based in our Cleveland Immigraiton Law office, she also coordinates executive transportation.
Maria Elena is our People Operations and Culture Manager in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She was born in Mexico and raised in Cleveland and is fluent in English and Spanish. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, dancing, reading, traveling, and ethnic festivals.
Michelle works in our Cleveland Immigration Law office, managing the mail system and processes.
Oriana Diaz Granados
Oriana works with Fabiola Cini as a Bilingual Legal Assistant at the Cleveland Immigration Law office. She also assists other Immigration Attorneys when needed. With over 12 years of experience in retail management, customer service and office support, and fluent in both English and Spanish, Oriana holds a degree in Business Administration from UNITEC in Bogota, Colombia, as well as a degree of English as a Second Language from the New York English Center in New York City, New York.
Regan works in our Cleveland Immigration Law office as a paralegal. She mainly assists our attorneys with employment and family-based immigration cases. Regan grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and is a graduate of Saint Anselm College where she studied Criminal Justice and Spanish. In her spare time, Regan likes spending time with family and friends, and volunteering at animal shelters.
Regina works in our accounting department and helps as a translator in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Rosa is a legal assistant and translator in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Stella (Shaoyun) Lao
Stella works in our accounts payables department in our Cleveland Immigration Law office.
Tina Ramishvili is a graduate of Baltic International Academy where she obtained a BA in Political Science. After moving to the United States, she earned a Paralegal Post Degree Certificate with high honors in 2018. Currently she is pursuing her J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. Tina is a paralegal in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She works closely with our attorneys on non-immigrant petitions and visas such as H-1B, H-4, K-1 and B-1/B-2 extensions. She also prepares and files Green Card applications and immediate relative petitions. A native of Georgia (Eastern Europe), Tina is fluent in Georgian, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Vicky works in the reception area handling client telephone calls and intake in our Cleveland Immigration Law office. She is fluent in both Chinese and English.