About Us

Clarissa M. Kalil

Clarissa M. Kalil

Immigration Attorney

Attorney Clarissa Kalil is a licensed attorney in two countries: United States and Brazil. She holds a Master of Laws (L.L.M.) degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás PUC-GO .

Attorney Clarissa Kalil works with individuals all around the nation, seeking immigration assistance. Her practice is exclusively dedicated to U.S. immigration law. Clarissa specializes in business immigration, and cross-border transactions for international entrepreneurs, investors, artists, including nonimmigrant visas (L-1, O-1, H-1B), permanent residency applications (EBs, PERM, I-140, etc), appeals, waivers and humanitarian reliefs for asylum seekers, victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. Our clients span five continents and diverse national origins.

Clarissa Kalil’s philosophy is simple: we evince our commitment to each client by providing a class of legal service that is peerless in the international law community.

Clarissa stays actively involved in the community as a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – New England and Missouri Chapter, the Boston Bar Association and ASISTA. She also volunteers her time to a range of non-profit organizations.

Affiliations

She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Boston Bar Association (BBA), Member of ASISTA.

  • Admitted to practice law in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
  • Admitted to practice law in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Admitted to practice law in the state of Missouri by the Supreme Court of Missouri
  • Admitted to practice law in Brazil by the OAB-GO.
  • 2017 LL.M. Graduate of Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA.
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Luana Abreu Viebrantz

Legal Assistant

Mrs. Abreu Viebrantz holds a Master of Laws (L.L.M.) degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) degree from University of Dom Bosco (UNDB).

During law school, Mrs. Abreu Viebrantz interned at a well-known non-profit organization in Boston, MA, where she has developed an expertise in immigration law (U visas, relief under the Violence Against Women Act, and employment authorization for abused nonimmigrant spouses of A, E-3, G, and H visa holders), family law, and restraining orders, helping families and individuals impacted by domestic violence or partner violence.

Currently, Mrs. Abreu Viebrantz has focused her practice on complex corporate immigration matters. Mrs. Abreu Viebrantz assures that foreign companies and individuals on the full range of nonimmigrant, immigrant visa petitions and real estate investments.

At the Law Offices of Clarissa M. Kalil, Mrs. Abreu Viebrantz assists staffed attorneys in all aspects of corporate immigration, including nonimmigrant visa (H-1B, L-1, O-1, etc.), permanent residency applications (EBs, PERM, I-140, etc.), appeals, audits and nonimmigrant waivers.

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Mr. Rafael Moraes Fernandes

Case Manager

Rafael has leadership skills since he leaded the Biotech’s Students Council while in University. This was when he found out his passion to fight for justice. Here in the U.S., he holds a certificate of paralegal studies and is fascinated about immigration law.

Rafael has knowledge with asylum applications, employment authorizations, and all kinds of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests not limited to appeals and request with USCIS, CBP, ICE, EOIR and FBI.

Mr. Fernandes has competence and high end skills to manage cases providing efficiency and quality customer services. Mr. Fernandes speaks Portuguese and English fluently.

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Priscila Resende Arraes

Administrative Assistant

Priscila holds a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás PUC-GO and Postgraduate in Executive Advisory and Secretarial services from Futura University, Votuporanga, São Paulo, Brazil.

She developed her career in large companies such Citibank, Ernst & Young and Grant Thorton in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil working in the administrative, financial, tax and secretarial areas.

During her professional career, Priscila identified her passion for the secretariat and since 2016 she has been working in this position, seeking quality and agility in serving the internal and external public, providing a positive experience to the end customer.

Language skills helps her to deliver personalized service, ensuring that the client’s needs are fully understood. At the Law Offices of Clarissa M. Kalil, PLLC, Priscila oversees the financial department and the client onboard at our firm.

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Ana Paula Amaral

Receptionist

At the Law Offices of Clarissa M. Kalil, Mrs. Amaral is the first contact with our clients answering inquires, providing information, taking messages, scheduling appointments and translating documents. Mrs. Amaral speaks Portuguese and English fluently.

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Ana Julia Costa

Legal Secretary

Ana Julia has organizational and communication skills, acquired in her previous experiences, as well as acquired in remote courses, such as: LifeSkills at BYU Pathway Connect and LinguisticSkills at BYU Pathway.

Mrs Costa speaks fluent English and Portuguese. She worked for 2 years at a large company in London, which made her learn and develop her writing and customer service skills.

At Law Offices of Clarissa M. Kalil, PLLC Ana assist clients with the customer relationship treating them with extreme kindness and courtesy.

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Vinicio Remor Zacheu

Legal Intake Specialist

Vinicio has communication and leadership skills as he has served as an instructor and teacher at a large franchise in England. This period of his life gave him a greater desire to help people follow their passions and fight for their rights.

Mr Zacheu is currently enrolled in a BYU University program. He speaks English and Portuguese fluently. At the Law Offices of Clarissa M. Kalil, PLLC Mr. Zacheu helps clients with questionnaires, declarations and form preparation for a variety of immigration reliefs.

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Fanchele Barra

Paralegal

With more than ten decades of legal and business experience, Fanchele Barra (known as Fan Barra)  is a Freelancer Senior Paralegal in the Immigration field working closely with all clients to ensure superior work and achieve maximum client satisfaction. 

Prior to becoming a paralegal, Fan worked as an Executive Secretary for 12 years for major companies, such as Fiat Automoveis, Aetna Health Insurance,  and Tecnimont do Brasil. Fan graduated with a BA degree in Sciences from Instituto Newton Paiva in Bilingual Executive Secretary in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and earned her Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from Bergen Community College (#1 Community College in New Jersey), an ABA approved paralegal program,  with GPA 4.0.  She routinely undertakes Continuing Legal Education through courses offered by USCIS and others. In 2019, Fan Barra won an award from X Notable Brazilian Awards in New Jersey as the best Immigration Paralegal.

Fan Barra is extremely committed to and passionate about the profession of Paralegal and look forward to helping you at Clarissa Kalil Law Offices.

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Carol Marquez

Paralegal

Carol is graduated by the Universidad MonteAvila, in Caracas. Carol has extensive experience in working for law firms by providing legal assistance to attorneys. She is a notary licensed in the state of Florida. As an immigration paralegal, Carol helps attorneys draft legal documents and prepare cases for submission. She loves to help immigrants in their immigration matters. She has good skills with communication and customer services. Carol is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.