Maria E. Quiroga

Immigration Attorney

Maria Quiroga

Maria joined Quiroga Law Office in June 2016 and began practicing Immigration law. She was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. Maria immigrated to the United States with her parents in pursuit of the American dream as a young adult.

Maria overcame the language and culture barriers to be able to attend college. She graduated with honors from the University of California Los Angeles in 2011 with a degree in Political Science. Maria then obtained a juris doctor degree from Loyola Law School Los Angeles in 2014.


During law school Maria externed at the United States Bankruptcy Court in Los Angeles with the Honorable Julia Brand. She also participated in the Juvenile Innocence and Fair Sentencing Clinic. There she assisted in the representation of persons who have been wrongfully convicted and youth who are sentenced to unjustly disproportionate adult prison sentences.

Prior to joining the firm, Maria was the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Adriana Escobar in Department 14 of the Eighth Judicial District Court in Las Vegas, Nevada from 2014-2016. During the two years of her judicial clerkship Judge Escobar had a full civil docket, a criminal docket, and the Specialty Courts (Mental Health, Drug Court, Felony DUI, Veterans Court and O.P.E.N). Ms. Quiroga is currently a member of the Latino Bar Association and the Howard D. Mckibben American Inns of Court. 


Experience:

Quiroga Law Office, PLLC                                                                 2017-Present

Immigration Attorney

Hutchinson & Steffen, LLC                                                                August 2016- June 2017

Associate Attorney

Eighth Judicial District Court                                                             August 2014 – August 2016

Judicial Law Clerk

United States Bankruptcy Court                                                       June 2013 – August 2014

Judicial Extern for the Honorable Julia Brand


Education
:

Loyola Law School

Juris Doctor, July 2014

Thomas Jefferson School of Law                                                        

Attended:        Fall 2011- Spring 2012          

Honor:             Distinguish Academic Honor Roll

Rank:               Top 20% as of spring 2012      

University of California Los Angeles  

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, June 2011

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