Senior Paralegal/Licenciada en Derecho
Ms. Sánchez is licensed Attorney in Mexico and a Certified Paralegal in the United States. Ms. Sánchez discovered her passion for immigration law while a law student at the Autonomous University of Baja California in Mexico. While in law school she gained valuable experience as a legal intern with the Mexican Consulate in Calexico, California and Madrid, Spain where she worked for the protection of Mexican nationals being arrested for the commission of immigration offenses and crimes.
After graduation, Ms. Sánchez continued to work at the Mexican Consulate in Fresno, California where she represented Mexican nationals trying to obtain legal status in the United States. After being an advocate for Mexicans in the United States for several years, Ms. Sánchez graduated with honors from the prestigious UCSD Paralegal Program in San Diego, California. Ms. Sánchez’s unique background provides our clients full-service assistance in both US and Mexican legal matters. Mariela is fluent in English and Spanish.