With a Paralegal Certificate from Houston Community College and previous experience in office administration, Karina Gomez joined our team on April 2013 as a Legal Assistant. Since then, Ms. Gomez has been helping our attorneys in handling all kinds of immigration applications, including among others: non-immigrant visa applications, such as L1, E-2 and H-1B; applications for permanent employment certification; immigrant visa petitions and adjustments of status; EB-1, EB-2, EB-3; naturalization applications; fiance petitions; TPS, DACA and Asylum applications; and I-601, I601A and I-212 waivers.
Currently, Ms. Gomez has a dual role in our Law Firm, serving both as a Legal Assistant and as our Office Manager. As such, Ms. Gomez oversees the Company's office administration and provides logistical support and office coordination for the team's success. Ms. Gomez makes sure to maintain trusting relationships with suppliers and colleagues, but particularly with clients, whose satisfaction is of prime importance to her.
Ms. Gomez is a fluent Spanish speaker, which allows her to communicate effectively with Hispanic clients and to understand their unique circumstances as her own. Ms. Gomez's charismatic and positive personality, as well as her professionalism and passion for her work, makes her an invaluable member of Lin & Valdez's team.