Global Law Advocates
Attorney Margaret O’Donnell
Global Law Advocates is an immigration law firm located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, WA. We practice in these areas:
- Family-Based Petitions for Legal Residence
- Waivers of Unlawful Presence and Fraud
- Complex Naturalization Matters
- Investigations of Immigration and Criminal Histories
- Visas for Victims of Crimes, Trafficking, and Domestic Violence
- NACARA and SAW Adjustment Of Status
- I-90 Applications to Replace Permanent Resident Cards
Owner/Attorney at LawMargaret, the firm’s principal, established Global Law Advocates in 2009 in order to live out her principles of compassionate service and legal excellence. She has focused her law practice exclusively in immigration since 1985, and practiced in several law firms and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project before establishing her own in 2007.
ParalegalI graduated from St. Olaf College in Minnesota in 2009 with a BA in Studio Art and Spanish and a concentration in Linguistic Studies. I spent a semester studying Spanish language and culture in Seville, Spain, and returned to Spain after college to work as an English teacher. As a paralegal, I specialize in family-based petitions, waivers of unlawful presence…
Ana Rosa Ceceña O.
ParalegalI graduated from the University of Washington School of Sociology in 2009. My parents are Mexican immigrants, as I am. I came to the US at age four, and know first-hand the struggle to obtain legal status. My parents persevered in their quest, and are now US citizens. I am privileged to serve other immigrants, and to do my best to help ensure…
Paralegal/Office ManagerI graduated in 2007 from Lewis and Clark College in Portland with a BA in Economics. While working on my degree, I spent a semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina, taking classes on Latin American history and economics, as well as Spanish language courses. I also lived in Spain for several years, where I perfected my Spanish…
Administrative AssistantI moved to the United States from Honduras, experiencing firsthand the challenges of working through the U.S. immigration process. I previously worked for almost 20 years providing administrative support to corporate executives and legal staff. I now serve as GLA’s administrative assistant. I take phone calls, schedule appointments…