Lisa de la Fe practices in the Immigration Department. She earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Brood College of Law. During Law School, Lisa served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Beth Bloom, United Stated District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She all interned for the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the United States Attorney's Office (USAO), and the Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). In 2016, Lisa was elected as an Articles Editor for the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law. For her undergraduate, she attended Florida State University on a full tuition scholarship from the Kiwanis of Little Havana. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a Bachelor of Science in Criminology. Lisa is admitted to practice in the State of Florida.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can: