Giselle Ayala Mateus

Giselle Ayala Mateus

Law Office of Giselle Ayala Mateus
  • Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Business Law ...
  • New York
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After finishing law school in Colombia and being admitted to practice law in this country, Giselle came to the United States to complete an LLM with the Brooklyn Law School. While figuring it how to be a single mom law school student in the U.S., Giselle successfully completed her studies and a specialization in Business Law. ?Then, to complement her legal education and build her experience Giselle worked with the non-profit organization Good Counsel Services, whose work is focused on educating and empowering nonprofits and social entrepreneurs.

In 2018, Giselle created FOCUS JURÍDICO, a not-for-profit project focused on supporting Latinoamerican entrepreneurs and artists. Giselle was admitted to practice law in New York in 2019, and since then, she has served as counsel and representative on issues related to the review and drafting of commercial contracts, creative developments, transfer of intangible rights, and business formation in the United States. She has also performed as a leading attorney for adjustment of status, asylum application, work visas, interview with immigration officials, presentation and validation of foreign documents. Likewise, she has worked as a simultaneous interpreter for family processes, immigration, and application for public benefits.

Practice Areas
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Intellectual Property
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Trademark Registration
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 5724505
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Law Office of Giselle Ayala Mateus
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Law Office of Richard La Salle
Brooklyn Law School
LL.M. (2018) | Business Law
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Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 5724505
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American Immigration Lawyers Association New York Chapter
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Intellectual Property Law Association
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12 Questions Answered
Q. I’m NYS, and I was gifted a car, given signed title, and letter
A: You must draft an agreement and then organize the papers. You would need to file the ownership of the vehicle so that you are not charge for taxes, insurance or others dues related to the car.
Q. I own a company in this same exact spelling and everything. Any advice ?
A: I suppose your question is if two companies with same name or trademark can coexist. Well there different considerations to make. In general terms two trademarks can exist if they are not substantially so as to cause likelihood of confusion. However, this is a legal term, one would need more information to give you a real answer. Additionally, for purpose of your trademark filing, if the other business is not opposing to the registration you may have a chance of being successful. Like my colleague said more information is necessary. I wrote this note which could be useful for you:
Q. I came in on a fiancé visa in September 2019 was married in 0ctober . I 485 was filed. In May my USA spouse died.
A: In this kind of cases. USCIS must be notified. A death certificate must be submitted. The petition will be converted to a I-360 petition of a widower.
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Law Office of Giselle Ayala Mateus
115 E 23rd St. Fl. 3. Suite 503
New York, NY 10010
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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