Professional | Passionate | Persistent
The Immigration Law Office
Our law office was established in 2000 by its founding attorney, Maribel LaFontaine, Esq. The law office began providing legal representation to immigrants in the in the area of American immigration laws. Our law office prepares and file cases with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and other offices of the federal government that are responsible for U.S. immigration law matters. Our immigration law office is located in Rockville, Maryland in Montgomery County with a meeting office in Arlington, Virginia. Our attorneys have represented clients in asylum, family petitions, employment, naturalization, deportation, removal, immigration court, waivers and many other immigration law matters. We typically represent clients in the Baltimore immigration court and Arlington immigration court.
The Family Law Office
Our law office expanded its legal representation to offer family law services to better serve the needs of its family client base. Our family law office is located in Rockville, Maryland in Montgomery County. Its family law attorneys have represented clients in divorce, legal guardianship, adoption, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and family law related matters.
Experienced Attorneys & Trained Legal Support Staff
After almost two decades of representing many immigrant clients with diverse immigration cases, Maribel Lafontaine, Esq., and her law office have acquired the skills, knowledge, and experience to handle routine to very difficult cases with confidence. To ensure every client has access to the legal support that they need, every case in our office is assigned to a legal assistant/paralegal from case start to finish. Our legal assistant/paralegal support staff have Bachelor degrees and an average of 3 years of legal experience. Our legal staff works very closely with your attorney to ensure that they represent and support you in the best way possible. Our attorneys and support staff use state-of-the-art case management tools to offer its clients the highest quality and most cost-effective representation.
The Law Office Internship Program
Maribel LaFontaine, Esq. and her law office seeks to give back to our community. For the last decade, our firm has hired high school students, who might not otherwise have an opportunity to work in a legal professional environment. We hire and train high school students to be valuable members of our community and work force. Our interns learn valuable communication, teamwork and career building skills while working at our office. It is also an opportunity for many of our interns to experience the legal field at a young age.
Our high school interns have come from Richard Montgomery High School, Northwest High School, Watkins Mill High School and Wootton High School. . Our high school interns have gone on to attend Columbia University, Fordham University, Montgomery College, Pennsylvania State University, Salisbury University, University of Baltimore, University of Maryland-College Park and Francis King Carey School of Law of the University of Maryland.
We look forward to seeing where our current and future interns will continue their educational journey.