ABOUT MICHELLE STAVROS

Michelle Stavros is a zealous advocate for her clients.  She has dedicated her practice to helping individuals and businesses with their immigration and employment needs. As a world traveler Ms. Stavros is uniquely equipped to serve the immigrant population.  She has traveled to over twenty countries around the world and has spent almost two years of her life abroad.  Ms.  Stavros knows how to communicate with people from different cultures and believes strongly that good communication is the key to a successful outcome.  She is an effective communicator and takes the time to teach her clients about the process in a way they can understand.

Ms. Stavros attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where she received her Bachelors in Spanish and Sociology.  During her college years she worked for the Conference on World Affairs, designed and implemented programs in the community and worked for the office of Judicial Affairs.  After finishing undergraduate school she began working with the immigrant population.  Through her work she gained insight to the difficulties presented to this population.  She took those experiences with her to law school at California Western School of Law in San Diego, with the sole purpose of figuring out how to better serve their needs.  While in law school Ms. Stavros presided as the President of the Public Interest Law Foundation and received the Diversity Scholarship for her work promoting diversity.

Ms. Stavros has a strong presence in the community through her involvement in community outreach.  Ms. Stavros is currently the Community Education Coordinator for the Access to Law Initiative and volunteers with the Community Law Project, the Immigration Justice Project and several clinics in the community.  Ms. Stavros is also affiliated with multiple legal associations including the American Immigration Lawyers Association, San Diego County Bar Association and the California Western School of Law alumni board.  In addition to her volunteer work, she has participated as a guest law professor at the Univesidad Atonomia de Baja California in Tijuana, Mexico.  She is also a guest instructor for Acceso Capacitacion where she trains attorneys and judges throughout Latin America on trial skills so they can effectuate legal reform and transparency within their own judicial systems.