Law Office of Regina Jefferies, PLC

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Firm Overview

I started this office in order to fill a need in the community for a client-centered firm that provided the type of work-product you might ordinarily find at a larger, corporate law firm.
The main focus of my firm is my clients. However, the types of cases that I take are mostly family-based immigration cases and cases that require waivers for unlawful presence or other issues. I also have extensive experience with Violence Against Women Act cases, crime victim visa cases (U visas) and asylum cases. One of my focuses is also on providing representation for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) individuals seeking asylum, withholding of removal or protection under the Convention Against Torture.

Example cases

• I recently won an asylum case before the Los Angeles Asylum Office for two women who had suffered persecution on account of their sexual orientation.
• I recently won an I-601 waiver case in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico for a client who was eight months pregnant and whose husband was on active duty military service in Afghanistan.

Main Office

Main
801 N. 1st Ave.
Phoenix  AZ  85003

Phone
  • 602-252-2917
Fax

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Our initial consultation fee is $60. If a person decides to start a case, the full amount of one consultation fee will be credited towards legal fees.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes, almost all of our services are flat-rate.

Hourly Rates

If we do not offer a flat-rate for a service, our hourly rate is $150/hr.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Office Manager

Marisela Munoz

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

Spanish and German

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I have always been interested in international law and immigration is one of the few areas of law where international legal principles sometimes come into play.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I believe that it is very important for clients to educate themselves and to understand the legal issues involved in their cases.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

As we are a full-service firm, we prepare all of the required forms and documentation in our clients' cases.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

As we are a full-service firm, we fully represent our clients before the immigration service.

Regina Jefferies

I am the former Manager of the Immigration Services Program at Friendly House, Inc., a non-profit, social services agency in Phoenix. Prior to my work at Friendly House, Inc., I worked for the international firm of Littler Mendelson Global, focusing exclusively on employment-based immigration.

My parents were both teachers, so the idea that we should be constantly learning and expanding our expertise is something that I take very seriously. I am constantly reviewing new legal developments (which can happen often in immigration law) and incorporating those developments into my practice for the benefit of my clients. I am also willing to work harder than anyone else to get results.

I spend time getting to know my clients and coming up with an immigration strategy that best fits my clients' needs. I work hard on every case to get results and am always available to give case updates.

Personal interests:

Running, reading, road biking, and triathlons.

License
  • Bar Number:
    Arizona , 2006
Education
  • Arizona State University
    Juris Doctor (JD) , 2005
    Tempe, AZ
  • University of Oxford
    Master of Studies (MSt) , 2010
    Oxford, England

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