Yelena Vilk, Esq.  is the firm's Associate Attorney and comes to the firm with years of diverse Immigration experience.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Communications graduating Magna Cum Laude from Drexel University. After graduation, she excelled in the Claude W. Pettit College of Law, at Ohio Northern University. Yelena has experience in a multitude of immigration issues ranging from family-based immigration and asylum to worker visas and Business Immigration Law, working diligently at both large firms and charitable, Pro Bono organizations. Her dedication to immigration issues and her meticulous attention to detail add to the excellence of The Law Office of Michele Contreras.

Yelena is a member of The American Immigration Lawyers Association and is fluent in Russian. 

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Michele Contreras, Esq. has dedicated her legal career to representing individuals and businesses in immigration law matters. After graduating from Fordham University with a Bachelor's degree in Urban Studies and History, she went on to volunteer for two years in Houston, TX, as a legal assistant at the Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance. These years of service sparked her desire to begin a career in Immigration Law. She attended Rutgers School of Law, where she was a published author and member of the Rutgers Law Journal, as well as a trained mediator for the municipal courts, and an officer in the Immigration Law Society.
Ms. Contreras worked both in private law firms and non-profit legal services prior to founding The Law Office of Michele Contreras, LLC. Most recently, she served in a part time capacity as the Legal Coordinator for the Philadelphia Deferred Action Network. She is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association

Michele Contreras, Esq. and Yelena Vilk, Esq. are active members of The American Immigration Lawyers Association, which keeps its members informed on ever-changing immigration laws and trends (especially within the H-2B process). Ms. Contreras and Ms. Vilk keep Themselves well informed and up-to-date so that their clients can feel at ease that they are receiving the most comprehensive legal information. 


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We specialize in issues regarding Family Immigration Law, Business Immigration issues, and the H-2B process. All cases and situations are different- bring your case to us and we'd be happy to help you with your unique situation. We offer the a perfect balance of professionalism and accessibility to help you win your case. 


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