Ms. Patricia Castillo Flanagan has been an Associate with Rifkin & Fox-Isicoff, P.A since November 2009. She has extensive experience in the areas of business and family-based immigration. She represents clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with regard to non-immigrant visa applications; immigrant worker petitions; family based immigrant visa petitions and applications for naturalization. Ms. Castillo Flanagan also has extensive experience with regard to waivers of inadmissibility, consular processing of immigrant visa and consular processing of application of visa for treaty investors. Ms. Castillo Flanagan practices before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), representing clients in removal proceedings with regard to asylum applications and other forms of relief.
While attending law school, Ms. Castillo Flanagan was a junior staff member of the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law and was elected by her professors to participate in the prestigious Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot Competition, which occurs every year in Vienna, Austria. Ms. Castillo Flanagan also served as President of the Public Interest Law Society (PILS), as Vice-President of the International Law Student Association (ILSA) and as Treasurer of the Hispanic Law Student Association (HLSA).
Ms. Castillo Flanagan is admitted to practice law in Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and South Florida Chapter of AILA. She currently serves in the Custom and Border Patrol Committee of AILA South Florida.
Ms. Castillo Flanagan obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University in 2009. Ms. Castillo Flanagan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Relations from Florida International University in 2005.