Inna Shapovalov

Inna Shapovalov

Inna Shapovalov came to the United States as a child when her family fled the totalitarian regime of the Soviet Union. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a BA in European Studies and received her JD from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California in 1994. She began her legal career with nonprofits such as Centro de Asuntos Migratorios in San Diego as well as Inland Counties Legal Services in the Coachella Valley. Inna opened her own immigration practice when she moved to Miami. She represents clients from all over the world in all types of immigration cases. In 2008, she co-founded the Citizenship Clinic, a law firm dedicated to helping immigrants complete the immigration process by becoming US citizens. Inna Shapovalov has lectured on US immigration law in the USA and abroad. She has made numerous presentations on immigration law at various community organizations, including St. Vincent Catholic Church in Margate, Florida, where she provides pro bono legal services on a monthly basis. She is fluent in several languages, including Russian and Spanish. She enjoys traveling to just about anywhere, kayaking in the Florida Keys and practicing the Japanese martial art of Aikido.

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