Marseil E. Somi has been a licensed California attorney since 2016. She earned her juris doctor degree and a Certificate in International Legal Studies from Loyola University, New Orleans, College of Law. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
While in law school she held internships related to immigration law and she served as a student practitioner for two semesters, where she practiced law under the supervision of a licensed attorney in the Immigration Law Clinic, at the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice.
Upon graduating from law school, she worked as a staff attorney at a local law firm here in Los Angeles, where she successfully represented immigrants in removal proceedings in most difficult cases involving complex immigration law. She has also convinced the Board of Immigration Appeals to reopen proceeding and remand a case which had been previously denied.
Immigration law has many facets. Attorney Somi has been actively involved in the areas of political asylum, removal defense, criminal immigration cases, family based petition and non-immigrant visas. She has unending patience with difficult cases and is committed to her clients and works tirelessly to represent their best interest.
State Bar of California-2016
(AILA) American Immigration Lawyers Association
(LACBA) Los Angeles County Bar Association