Suzanne Lea Capriotti has over 15 years of experience in the practice of law and has appeared countless times before Immigration Courts and various State Courts in Maryland. Ms. Capriotti’s practice focuses solely on Immigration Law, with an emphasis on Deportation Defense, Political Asylum, Immigrant Juvenile Visas, Naturalization, and Family Petitions.
Ms. Capriotti is committed to advocating for the rights of immigrants, including not only those seeking to live here peacefully with family members, but also those seeking refuge, who have suffered or fear persecution in their home country. Committed to the belief that every individual should be afforded the same basic human right to live peacefully, regardless of their gender, religion, political opinion, sexual orientation, etc. Ms. Capriotti advocates for each and every client zealously and passionately.
Suzanne Capriotti was born in Bay Shore, New York and graduated Cum Laude from West Virginia University as a University Honors Scholar, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She received her Juris Doctorate in Law in 2001 from the Catholic University of America.
During Law School, Ms. Capriotti was published in the University’s Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, and was selected for Interschool Moot Court Competitions, receiving first place in the Constitutional Law Competition.
Following law school, Ms. Capriotti spent a year as the Law Clerk for the Honorable Paul A. McGuckian at the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. In 2003, Ms. Capriotti partnered with another lawyer in Gaithersburg, Maryland and began the practice of Immigration Law, eventually continuing the practice solely in 2016.
Ms. Capriotti is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Maryland, and the American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the State of Maryland.
- Maryland, 2002
- U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2003
- Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, J.D. – 2001
- West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, B.S.B.A. – 1996
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Bar Association of Montgomery County
- Maryland State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
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