Grace Gomez

Grace Gomez, Esquire

Ms. Gomez is an Associate Immigration Attorney with our firm

Grace Gómez is a Cuban American and Miami native. Grace earned her B.S. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Florida State University and her J.D. from Stetson University College of Law on a full merit scholarship. Grace was awarded the Judge Thomas Penick Award for Community Service while at Stetson.

Grace represents clients in a wide range of immigration law issues such as family-based immigration, citizenship, residency, and waiver applications. She is nationally known for her work in obtaining immigration asylum for lesbian, gay, and transgendered immigrants seeking asylum due to severe persecution in the home countries.

Grace has been recognized as one of the top lawyers in the nation helping persecuted homosexual immigrants from Jamaica, a country with violent homophobic laws.

Grace has worked for several immigration firms including Catholic Legal Services of the Archdiocese of Miami. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Grace Gómez is a licensed member of the Florida Bar, as well as, the Southern District of Florida. She is fluent in English and Spanish and has a working knowledge of French.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, Member in Good Standing
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Education

  • Florida State University, B.S. in Political Science, magna cum laude
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA")

Publications

  • http://southfloridagaynews.com/Travel/mirror-jamaica-still-a-hotbed-of-hate-against-lgbt-people.html
  • http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/news/seeking-asylum-in-us-immigrants-become-long-term-detainees-instead-6353777
  • http://newamericamedia.org/2012/02/deportation-could-mean-death-for-gay-ugandan.php
  • http://www.washingtonblade.com/2012/01/26/u-s-issues-new-guidance-for-lgbt-asylum-claims/
  • http://www.edgemedianetwork.com/news/local/blogs//124684/florida_attorney_helps_lgbt_jamaicans_seek_asylum
  • http://peruanosenusa.net/2010/05/06/family-petitions-for-legal-residence-in-united-states/
  • http://peruanosenusa.net/2011/03/12/inmigration-in-the-criminal-justice-system/#more-1451

Other Languages

  • Spanish
  • Working knowledge of French