Heather Manry Ziemba

Heather Manry Ziemba

Ziemba Law Firm, PLLC
  • Immigration Law
  • North Carolina
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Heather Ziemba is a N.C. Board-certified specialist in immigration law. Ms. Ziemba represents individuals, families, and employers in all aspects of immigration law. She has extensive experience in family-based immigration, U visas and visas for victims of domestic violence and other crimes, deportation defense including cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, and asylum, waivers of inadmissibility, consular processing, and the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. She has traveled extensively throughout Central America and Mexico and is fluent in Spanish.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member/Managing Attorney
Ziemba Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Represents individuals, families, and employers in all aspects of immigration law. Prepared immigration filings including family-based immigration petitions, applications for adjustment of status("green card"), waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, TPS, and employment-based visas. Represents individuals in removal/deportation proceedings in applying for cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, and other forms of defensive relief from removal. Advises individuals and companies on possible immigration options available to them. Conducts community and continuing legal education programs on immigration.
Associate Attorney
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
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Represented individuals, families, and employers in all aspects of immigration law. Prepared immigration filings including family-based immigration petitions, applications for adjustment of status("green card"), waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, and TPS. Represented individuals in removal/deportation proceedings in applying for cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, and other forms of defensive relief from removal. Advised individuals and companies on possible immigration options available to them. Conducted community and continuing legal education programs on immigration.
Associate Attorney
Aziz Law Firm
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Represented individuals, families, and employers in all aspects of immigration law. Prepared immigration filings including family-based immigration petitions, applications for adjustment of status("green card"), waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, TPS, H-1B visas, and R-1 visas. Represented individuals in removal/deportation proceedings in applying for cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, and other forms of defensive relief from removal. Advised individuals and companies on possible immigration options available to them. Conducted community and continuing legal education programs on immigration.
Attorney and Program Director, Immigrant Justice Program
Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Inc.
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Founded and directed the Immigrant Justice Program, which provides legal services to low-income immigrants and their families in a variety of case areas including immigration, domestic violence and child custody, consumer protection, landlord-tenant law, and access to public benefits. Provided direct legal assistance in immigration cases and supervised other attorneys and paralegals providing legal assistance in other areas of law.
Education
Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Junius M. Allison Legal Aid Award
Activities: President, Legal Aid Society Law-related Education teacher Research Assistant, Professor Robert Belton Juvenile Practice Law Clinic
Duke University
B.A. | Political Science
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Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
Katie Pomerance Latino Service Award
El Pueblo, Inc.
Ten Outstanding Young Charlotteans
Charlotte Jaycees
Heroes of Democracy
Charlotte Observer
Leadership Award
Cabarrus County Latino Advocacy Council
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyer's Association
Member
- Current
Certifications
Certified Specialist in Immigration Law
N.C. BOARD OF LEGAL SPECIALIZATION
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Contact & Map
Ziemba Law Firm, PLLC
4108 Park Rd.
Suite 413
Charlotte, NC 28209
USA
Telephone: (704) 602-0042
Fax: (980) 265-0012