Evita has been practicing immigration law since 2000. She assists her clients in obtaining permanent and temporary employment visas, setting up businesses while maintaining compliance with all U.S. immigration laws. Evita’s clients include students, exchange visitors, business personnel, nurses, doctors, athletes and entertainers, religious workers, investors, persons with extraordinary ability, outstanding researchers, professors, and multinational managers. She is familiar with DHS and USCIS’ administrative procedures and provides client representation at all levels of the immigration review. She also litigates immigration cases in federal and immigration courts. Evita immigrated to the United States in 1993 and experienced the application of the United States immigration process first hand. Evita’s cross-cultural background allows her to provide legal and business advice that fits the cultural context of her clients.
St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000, top 2%, Order of the Coif
University of Tula, Russia, B.A./M.A., summa cum laude, 1990, top 1% with High Honors
In 2005, Evita was named as one of the “40 Most Influential Business People Under 40” in the St. Louis Metropolitan area by the St. Louis Business Journal for her dedicated assistance to immigrants. Evita is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association.
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9378 Olive Blvd.. Ste. 307
St. Louis, MO 63132