ALUMNI PUBLIC INTEREST CHAMPION - A Gonzalez Law Offices Blog Article

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ALUMNI PUBLIC INTEREST CHAMPION

DEBORAH GONZALEZ, ESQ. '07

ALUMNI PUBLIC INTEREST CHAMPION

Attorney Deborah "Debbie" Gonzalez specializes in immigration law and family law at her practice, Gonzalez Law Offices, Inc. Debbie has dedicated her entire career to the service of others. As a law student, she was a standout in the Criminal Defense Clinic and upon graduation she began her tireless work with the local immigrant community. Debbie has been an active volunteer in the Pro Bono Collaborative and its recent efforts to assist unaccompanied immigrant children. Most recently she was among four pro bono attorneys who assisted 30 families at a legal clinic in Central Falls, Rhode Island, counseling them on their legal rights. Of Brazilian heritage, Debbie volunteers her time with the mobile Brazilian Embassy when it travels to Rhode Island. She also founded The Brazilian Information Center in 2008, an organization that provides the local Brazilian and Portuguese communities with legal information. Debbie is a 2004 graduate of Roger Williams University and a 2007 graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law. She was a Visiting Assistant Professor and Acting Director of the Immigration Law Clinic from 2012 to 2014. During her time with the clinic, Debbie's steady hand and inspired teaching served the students and the clientes exceptionally well, at the same time enhancing the clinic's reputation in the community and with the courts. Her work is driven by her dedication to justice, fair treatment, and human dignity. She is an inspiration to all who have the pleasure of working with her.

Posted: 05.07.15

Written by: Roger Williams University School of Law