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Staff

BV - Steffas_044Beatriz Vega – Immigration Paralegal and Notary Public

Beatriz was born and raised in Colombia. She obtained a degree in industrial Engineering from Politechnical de la Costa of Colombia. Majoring in engineering, Beatriz has an excellent eye for detail and precision that has served her well in completing rigorous forms for the Department of Homeland Security. Beatriz has also developed great organizational skills to continuously track immigration and naturalization cases. Beatriz understands the hurdles that new immigrants must face because she was the beneficiary of a family petition filed by her husband and she learned English upon coming to the United States. Beatriz joined Steffas & Associates, P.C. in May of 2006. Languages: English and Spanish.

 

RL - Steffas_065Renata Lillywhite – Portuguese Translator, Legal Assistant

Renata was born and raised in Brazil. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from University Candido Mendes (1997) with Specialization in Civil Law and Civil Procedure. She worked as an attorney in Brazil at several law firms and also as a Judge´s assistant at the State Court in Rio de Janeiro. Renata joined Steffas & Associates, P.C. in 2012 assisting the office on Brazilian cases. Renata is currently working on the LLM program at Georgia State College of Law, to became a Licensed  Attorney in Georgia.

 

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Camyla Muniz – Legal Assistant

Camyla was born in Brazil, and is being raised in the USA. She joined Steffas & Associates, P.C. in June of 2015. Camyla is being trained as an Immigration Paralegal and is responsible for general office duties including scheduling consultations. She is currently attending college studying towards her Political Science Degree.  Camyla’s native language is Portuguese and is fluent in English and Spanish.

 

 

 

Jyotika AchaJA - Steffas_012rya, Acharya Consulting, LLC – Hague Adoption Specialist: Steffas & Associates, P.C. is happy to announce that it has engaged Acharya Consulting, LLC, to help the firm guide our clients through the Hague Adoption Process.  As the President and Founder of Acharya Consulting, LLC, Jyotika successfully puts her efforts into assisting attorneys on Hague International Adoption Cases.   Jyotika has four years of experience working as a paralegal with a Primary Provider on Hague Adoption Cases, and an additional two years working as a paralegal on International Adoption Cases, pre-Hague.  Jyotika was born in Nepal and grew up in the State of Georgia. Georgia State University granted her a double Bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing. She brings her enthusiasm for adoptions, as well as her knowledge and skills in marketing and finance to our firm. Jyotika understands both immigration and adoption issues having had the experience of an immigrant herself and having taken part in her family’s journey to adopt orphan cousins from Nepal. Languages: English, Nepali and understands Hindi.

 

OG - Steffas_056Omayra Elder – Office Manager and Notary Public

Omayra was born in Colombia and grew up in New York. She studied at New York University, where she developed a strong financial and administrative background. She is currently working as an office manager in charge of the billing, purchasing and advertising for Steffas & Associates, P.C. In the summer of 2006, Omayra expanded her workload to include domestic independent adoption. Omayra has a great understanding of immigration procedures because she was an immigrant herself and she assisted family members obtain citizenship. Omayra joined Steffas & Associates, P.C. in February of 2005 Languages: English and Spanish.