Our Team

At Martinez Immigration Law, we believe that immigrants deserve high quality, honest legal representation. We view the practice of law as a calling to serve our clients. We zealously advocate for the rights of our clients and seek to find creative solutions to our clients’ needs. We understand the importance of the immigration process because we have family members who have gone through it as well. At Martinez Immigration Law, we value you and will honor the uniqueness of your case. And for those who prefer to speak in Spanish…hablamos español! Call or email our office today to schedule a consultation.

Attorneys

ANDREA C. MARTINEZ

Attorney Martinez’s work covers most aspects of immigration law, from family-based visas and naturalization to immigration court removal defense and humanitarian visas. Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Andrea Martinez served as a federal judicial law clerk to the Honorable Eric G. Bruggink at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. Andrea also worked for nine months in Guatemala assisting in the prosecution of child sex offenders with non-profit organization International Justice Mission. During law school Andrea served as a summer law clerk to six immigration judges at the Arlington Immigration Court. Andrea is fluent in Spanish.

Education

  • J.D. American University Washington College of Law, 2007
  • B.A. Cross-Cultural Services, John Brown University, magna cum laude, 2004
  • A.S. Broadcasting, John Brown University, 2004


Awards and Distinctions

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Missouri-Kansas (MO-KAN) Executive Committee

  • 2020-2021: Immediate Past Chair
  • 2019-2020: Chapter Chair
  • 2018-2019: Chair-Elect
  • 2017-2018: Vice Chair
  • 2016-2017: Secretary

MEGAN B. GALICIA

Practicing in the areas of family- and humanitarian-based immigration and removal defense, Megan joined Martinez Immigration Law as an associate attorney in 2017. Megan is a graduate of the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law and a former editor of the UMKC Law Review. While in law school, Megan served as a judicial intern for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Kansas City Immigration Court. Megan is fluent in Spanish and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Education

  • J.D. University of Missouri–Kansas City, magna cum laude, 2016
  • B.S. Mathematics/Philosophy/Spanish, Rockhurst University, 2000

Awards and Distinctions

  • Recipient of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Presidential Commendation – 2019

Team Members


Katrina Palazuelos Rico, Bilingual Legal Assistant


Helen Marroquin, Office Administrator


Claudia G.-Ortiz, Bilingual Receptionist


Iandra Garcia Vicioso, Bilingual Legal Assistant

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We understand the importance of the immigration process because we have family members who have gone through it as well. At Martinez Immigration Law, we value you and will honor the uniqueness of your case. And for those who prefer to speak in Spanish…hablamos español!

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Our Location

Martinez Immigration Law
7000 NW Prairie View Road, Suite 260
Kansas City, MO 64151

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(816) 491-8105

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info@martinezimmigration.com

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