Company: DeMine Immigration Law Firm PA
Location: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Indera DeMine, Esq., President at DeMine Immigration Law Firm PA, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in immigration law.
After initially obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in political science and government from Hunter College in New York in 2008, Ms. DeMine continued her education with a Juris Doctor from the Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida in 2012. There, she was named Best Orator and Winner of the 2011 Internal Appellate Moot Court Competition. While an undergraduate, Ms. DeMine completed a 40-page paper exploring the ineffectiveness of the African Union’s efforts to avert human rights violations in numerous instances throughout Africa.
From 2011 to 2012, as a legal extern with the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida and the 20th Judicial Circuit Court in Fort Myers, Ms. DeMine performed thorough investigations of multiple claims of constitutional rights violations and wrote a well-received order addressing Federal Torts Claim Act and Bivens Claims.
As a senior associate attorney with The Pablo Hurtado Firm in Fort Myers from 2013 to 2016, Ms. DeMine assisted numerous clients in resolving immigration and criminal cases by persuading prosecutors to drop charges that would have detrimental immigration impacts and securing prosecutorial discretion on several cases by demonstrating client’s good moral character and achieved the removal of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds for multiple individuals.
In 2016, Ms. DeMine opened her solo practice in Fort Myers, DeMine Immigration Law Firm PA, focusing on immigration and nationality law. Among her firm’s areas of expertise are family visas and petitions, consular processing, provisional waivers, cancellation of removal, DACA, VAWA and U-Visas, naturalization, filing appeals before the BIA, asylum and relief for arriving aliens. Ms. DeMine’s family immigrated in 2002 and since then, has worked hard to assimilate into the United States. She credits her success to her father, who was once a small rice farmer in Mahaicony Creek, Guyana and now is a small business owner in New Jersey. Ms. DeMine is very involved in the local bar association, the young lawyers division and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and also volunteers her time on weekends, giving free immigration consultation at local churches and community centers. Her honors include inclusion in Super Lawyers Rising Star List in 2020 and in the “40 Under 40 Women to Watch,” in Gulfshore Business Magazine.
Additionally, Ms. DeWine owns and operates R and B Janitorial, a small business located in Jersey City offering all types of janitorial, paper products and household products, certified by New York State as a minority and woman-owned business.
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