HURWITZ HOLT, APLC - PARALEGAL TEAM

MARINA BELKIN

Senior Paralegal / Notary - San Diego

Mrs. Belkin joined the firm in 1992. She works extensively with clients from Russia, the rest of the former Soviet Union, and the rest of the world in all matters of immigration, including adjustment of status, consular processing, employment-based visa processing, asylum, and cancellation of removal proceedings.  She also specializes in navigating clients from all over the world through the PERM labor certification process. Mrs. Belkin keeps abreast of new developments in immigration law by attending conferences sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

In her free time, Mrs. Belkin enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, and cooking.

Education:

California Coast College, San Diego, California, USA, Paralegal Degree

Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, B.A. in English

Languages:

Russian

English

 

 

MAYRA GINNS

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Senior Paralegal - San Diego

Mrs. Ginns joined Hurwitz Holt, APLC, in 2015. She works extensively with clients from all over Latin America assisting them in diverse immigration matters, including U-visas, VAWAs, Family Based Petitions, Asylum, Naturalization Applications, etc.  Mrs. Ginns is admitted as a member of the Mexican Bar Association, having obtained a law degree from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico, in November 2013.  Prior to joining our firm, Mrs. Ginns practiced family law on a pro bono basis in Mexico, where she developed a passion for working with families and assisting victims of domestic violence.  After moving to the United States, Mrs. Ginns obtained her ABA-Approved Paralegal Certificate at UCSD, in December 2014. Subsequently, Mrs. Ginns volunteered at Casa Cornelia Law Center where she worked with victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.  Mrs. Ginns enjoys working alongside attorneys in keeping clients and their families together, so they can continue living safely in the United States.

Education:

Licenciatura en Derechos, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico, 2013

ABA-Approved Paralegal Certificate, UCSD, 2014

Languages:

Spanish

English

 

 

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MARIA GONZALEZ

Paralegal / Office Manager - San Diego

Ms. Gonzalez joined Hurwitz Holt, APLC in 2016. Her immigration experience consists of assisting attorneys in the preparation of U-Visa certifications, court filings, waivers, DACA, and translations.  Ms. Gonzalez' passion for immigration law began as an immigrant herself.  Her voyage through the immigration process served as a catalyst for her passion to help people navigate the immigration system.  Additionally, Ms. Gonzalez has volunteered with the YWCA to assist divorcees and survivors of domestic violence with services related to legal matters.  Ms. Gonzalez is in the process of obtaining her paralegal certification from Miramar College, as well as her notary certification from the state of California. 

Education:

B.A., San Diego State University, 2010

Languages:

English

Spanish


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