Keila Martinez Sandoval
Keila is a paralegal in our Philadelphia office. As an immigrant, she knows the importance of having trustworthy legal representation, which makes her even more committed to perform her tasks with precision. She aids our Litigation team and helps supervise with administrative tasks. Keila understands that providing the best service to our clients puts them at ease and breaks down the process for clients to digest in an easier manner, in English and in Spanish.
“Helping someone through such a complex process fuels my passion for a more accessible and just system”
Romeo built his academic experience cultivating community work. As an active member of minority-focused associations in college, he was able to bring students to reflect on their role as agents of change. Studying abroad in Israel/Palestine and Chile gave him a broader understanding of immigration in different countries. Romeo understands that our clients go through a long process in a complex system and is ready to help. Working as a paralegal on both family and employment-based cases, he speaks Spanish to support our diverse clientele.
“There is something new to learn from each case every day”
Salima knows her passion in life is to interact with people and assist on different issues. With experience at the Nationalities Service Center and speaking French, Arabic, and Spanish, she is using her skills to guide our numerous clients into making wise decisions and achieving self-sufficiency in this country. Salima fits perfectly into the dynamics of our work, being supportive to clients and team members to perform a high-quality paralegal service.
Dayane da Silva
“I love to help others fight for their rights.”
Dayane has decided early in life to use her skills to help people fighting for their rights. With Brazilian relatives, she sees the challenge of dealing with the immigration system since she was a child. Dayane started as an intern at Hogan & Vandenberg and now she is working as a paralegal specialized on Deportation Defense and Naturalization cases. She has the natural ability to handle difficult and delicate cases, Dayane is able to serve clients in Portuguese and Spanish to make our clients feel more comfortable sharing their stories. Dayane plans to become an attorney.
“Helping my clients achieve their goals is one of my biggest goals in life”
For Farah, immigration law is a personal matter. Her passion for the subject, along with her dedication to family-based cases, is part of what makes her sharp and ready to serve client’s needs. Farah caters her interactions with clients to assist in any and all cases, no matter how complex the case may be. She is also to assist clients in Arabic and is a member of the Pre-Law Association, as she plans to become an attorney.
“Giving families the opportunity of being reunited makes everything worth it.”
Yazmin has seen both in her work and personal life the struggle of being in a foreign country. As an immigrant child, she faced all the obstacles prepared for someone starting a new life. Now, with years of experience as a paralegal, she is helping her community, assisting Dreamers to get their documentation and working with Naturalization and other family-based cases. Yazmin also speaks Spanish, and sees her job as a personal cause, being dedicated to her objective: to help the Latin American community overcoming challenges on the path to citizenship.
Jennifer is a paralegal working in Wilmington office. She focuses her line of work on family-based cases and work cards. Her passion is to invest her skills to help multiple people, seeing the result of hard work paying off. She also feels the accomplishment of building a trusting relationship with clients. As a Spanish speaker, she provides support to our Hispanic community, making sure they have great legal service and feel comfortable speaking their own language.
“Working on my case made me interested in helping people in different immigration proceedings”.
Paola started her career in Venezuela, working as an English professor. It was when she moved to the US and started working on her case that she found her interest in knowing more about immigrants challenging circumstances. Her paralegal work is focused on Asylum and family-based cases, as she wants to help people to feel safe knowing they have a legal status. With an interpreter course, Paola speaks fluent Spanish.