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Claudia Lainez


(240) 403-0913


  • JD, George Mason University School of Law
  • Bachelor’s, Business and Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Claudia Lainez

Claudia Lainez is an Attorney who devotes her practice to defending individuals in removal proceedings and representing individuals in family-based visa petitions, a variety of waivers, such as J-1 and I-751 waivers, asylum matters, U and T visa petitions, naturalization applications, and petitions for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), among others. She represents individuals before U.S. Immigration Courts, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and Maryland and Washington, DC family courts.

Claudia's experience also includes prior practice in criminal defense and personal injury, making her an intuitive litigator. She joined the firm in 2016 and is a committed volunteer to assisting low-income populations in obtaining immigration benefits, such as naturalization.

Claudia is a native Spanish and English speaker.


"Rising Star" in Immigration, Super Lawyers 2020.