Elizabeth Oropesa is a well-rounded lawyer with experience in immigration, social security, naturalization, NACARA, asylum, removal orders in absentia, rental, purchase, and complaint cases, as well as the translation of legal foreign documents, the obtainment of visas, and licenses; representing clients in proceedings.
Ms. Oropesa received her joint Juris Doctor & LL.M. in International Law from the University of Miami, School of Law. Receiving the honor of the Dean’s Certificate Achievement Award for Health Rights Clinic and The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division scholarship. She also studied in Cuba at the Universidad de la Habana, earning her Licenciada en Derecho (Juris Doctor) then, made her way to Florida International University where she received her Paralegal Certificate (with Honors) and Immigration Procedure Certificate.
Ms. Oropesa has devoted much of her time to volunteering at human rights organizations. She has volunteered as an Asylum Processor for low-income applicants at Catholic Legal Services in Miami, Florida. She has also volunteered at The Advocates for Human Rights as an interpreter/ translator in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
As an individual who has dedicated her time and knowledge to helping anyone she can, Ms. Oropesa extends her reach by catering to those who speak Spanish (fluent), English (fluent), and French (B1).
Juris Doctor: University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida.
Dean's Certificate Achievement Award: Health Rights Clinic.
Scholarship: The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division.