Maria Ortega

Maria R. Ortega, Esq.

Maria R. Ortega, Esq. has been successfully helping businesses and individuals with opportunities and legal challenges for 15 years.  Ms. Ortega has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Management Information Systems and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.  Upon graduation, Ms. Ortega accepted a position in Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation’s (“HSBC”) highly competitive Management Training Program.  There, she gained valuable business experience at their Headquarters in New York and in England.  In particular, Ms. Ortega worked in HSBC’s commercial lending department in New York City.

Ms. Ortega received her Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2004. She worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where she gained invaluable trial experience and handled hundreds of cases.  This gives Ms. Ortega a unique advantage when handling immigration matters with criminal issues.  Thereafter, Ms. Ortega went into private practice where she has helped businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals with their transactional and litigation matters.

Since 2014, Ms. Ortega has focused her legal practice to immigration, where she helps clients with their business and family immigration matters, including business visas, family petitions, waivers, hardship matters, legalization, and deportation.

Ms. Ortega is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  Ms. Ortega’s immigration practice is based in Miami, Florida and serves clients locally and internationally.

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