The Law Offices of Roxana V. Muro was established to better serve our communities in need. Ms. Muro worked for an immigration/criminal firm in Boston, Massachusetts, where she gained immense knowledge and practice skills. Ms. Muro then relocated back to her native California and joined a prestigious law firm in Sherman Oaks, California, where she continued her ability to gain new skills and apply them in the demanding area of immigration law. As a daughter of immigrants herself, Ms. Muro understands the plights of immigrants. She is especially alert to the fact that many immigrants are deceived into believing that any individual can fill out their forms or guide them through complex immigration laws. Recognizing the daunting obstacles that immigrants often encounter, Ms. Muro decided to open her own law firm so that she could give every client individualized attention. Ms. Muro wants to maintain a practice where communication is key so that a client is not treated like another file but like a person whose entire life may be affected because of their immigration status. Her desire is to ensure that every client is treated equally and that any fears or concerns they may have will be addressed immediately.
Ms. Muro earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Government with Honors from the University of Redlands in Redlands, California. After graduating she worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Victim-Witness Unit, where she was exposed to the practice of law. Ms. Muro then obtained her J.D. from Boston University’s School of Law. As a law student, Ms. Muro took an Immigration Law course taught by two nationally recognized immigration attorneys. The course prompted Ms. Muro to clerk for a non-profit organization for a summer where she was able to assist individuals with their NACARA applications. After graduating, Ms. Muro was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and spent three years practicing for a Boston Immigration/Criminal Firm. She worked on post-conviction matters, deportation defense, E-Visas, H-1Bs, L-Visas. The firm was extremely creative in their approach to assisting immigrants gain legal status in the United States. While there she was allowed to volunteer with the Boston Pair Project where she succesfully represented a Nigerian Refugee and a Kyrgyzstan Refugee with their asylum applications before the Immigration Court and the US Citizenship & Immigration Services. Ms. Muro eventually returned to California where she worked for three years for an Immigration Attorney in Sherman Oaks, California. She was able to concentrate her efforts on defending individuals who were defrauded by immigration consultants.