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Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. is a South Florida law firm concentrating in United States immigration law, advising clients in various immigration, naturalization and legal status issues. 

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The law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. handles immigration matters that include any aspect of employment-based immigration, temporary work visas to the United States and residency. 

We are especially attuned to the immigration needs of families.  We pride ourselves in being attentive and responsive to our clients throughout the legal process.  When you hire the law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A., in addition to competent legal advice, you get a courteous, efficient staff, committed to providing you with outstanding client service through the conclusion of your case. In addition, we offer a state-of-the-art computer software system that includes: 

• Effective Form Generation
• Case Tracking
• Legal Research
• Database Management Case


We offer a comprehensive view on every case.  Besides working to get the best possible resolution of your matter, we also offer: 

• Case Report on demand
• Balancing Immigration Issues & Tax Consequences
• Expedited Visa Petition - Premium Processing (depending on the case)
• Real Estate Services as related to Immigration

Training for Employers

The law firm also offers its expertise to U.S. companies providing orientation on the latest employer immigration issues.  This helps U.S. companies that employ immigrants, have a better understanding of their requirements and responsibilities under the law.

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Tel: 305 576 1115

Elizabeth C. Pines is the founding partner of the law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, PA,.  She has been practicing immigration law for more than 20 years.  Ms. Pines established the firm to help foreign nationals navigate the often complicated and confusing process of dealing with immigration issues in the United States.


After receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Miami in 1985, she received her Master of Business Administration Degree there in 1988, and then continued on to St. Thomas University School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor Degree in August of 1994.


Ms. Pines is a well-respected member of the South Florida legal community and has offered her knowledge of immigration law and immigration issues, appearing on a number of television talk shows, including NTN24 and Univision.  She has also been interviewed on various radio programs, including guest appearances on Union Radio and Cayman Islands Radio.  She has authored immigration articles and her Letters to the Editor on immigration have been printed in the Miami Herald and Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel.  


In addition, Ms. Pines regularly shares her knowledge of immigration matters for various educational and non-profit institutions. Ms. Pines is a graduate of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute, a program created to develop and refine the leadership capabilities of young leaders who, in turn, will be prepared to become increasingly involved in policy formation at the State level.


She has always been active in the immigration community.  She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1996 and is a past Board member for the AILA South Florida Chapter in Miami-Dade County.  Ms. Pines has also been a board of the League of Women Voters of Florida and League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County.  She was a board member of Fair Districts and is currently co-chair of the Immigration Committee of LWV of Florida.  Ms. Pines was appointed by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and served a 4-year term on the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.

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