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Meet Lucia Marquez
While completing her Juris Doctor she served at the Economic Development Clinic assisting indigent community members seeking to start a business. In 2014, she participated in an immersion trip to the Dominican Republic with the Institute for Latin American Concern (ILAC) and Creighton University School of Law.
Lucia has a work ethic characterized by diligence, dedication, and compassion. As a zealous advocate, Lucia represents her clients with every immigration benefit or form of relief available to them.
Lucia is passionate about traveling and experiencing new cultures and places as this enriches her understanding of human mobility and the impact of her work.
Lucia was born in Mexico and raised in rural Nebraska. She earned her undergraduate degree in Journalism/Public Relations Advertising and Latino/Latin American Studies from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She continued her education and earned a law degree from Creighton University’ School of Law in 2014.
She is licensed to practice law in Iowa and Nebraska as well as in the Federal District Court of Nebraska. Since 2008, Lucia has served the community, beginning with her service in the US AmeriCorps program. She continued assisting immigrants and refugees with Lutheran Immigration Services in Omaha, Nebraska. She has defended individuals in deportation proceedings before immigration courts throughout the country in places such as Los Angeles, Atlanta, Colorado and detention centers at the border.
While in Law School she traveled to Nuremberg, Germany to study international criminal law in 2012. She spent a semester in Madrid, Spain studying international law and arbitration at Complutense University of Madrid in 2013. She completed a concentration in International and Comparative Law during her law school career.
Entreprenuer of the Month
To learn more about Lucia's personal story of how she went from a young immigrant to an attorney to an Entrepreneur of the Month, see this article in La Vida Social.
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