TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Maria del Carmen Ramos, partner in the firm’s Tampa office and co-chair of the firm’s Immigration practice group, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Central Florida Chapter. The AILA Central Florida Chapter is the local chapter for the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members. Maria has been heavily involved in the AILA Central Florida Chapter having served as the Education Vice Chair and co-chairing the chapter’s law conference just last year.
Clients across multiple industries frequently turn to Maria for her knowledge and experience in counseling on immigration issues. Twice named Tampa’s top immigration lawyer, Maria understands that immigration law is a way for employers to move human capital, including workers’ knowledge, talent, skills, experience, and training, around the world.
Most employers rightly view U.S. immigration law as a labyrinth—an elaborate, confusing set of rules that are all but impossible to navigate. But with nearly two decades of experience navigating the immigration statutes, regulations, and policy guidance, Maria is able to help employers efficiently and cost-effectively move employees where they need them, when they need them.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 265 lawyers and seven offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.