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OUR FIRM

Over 20 years of experience helping clients in Alabama

Our goal is to be the most respected immigration law firm in Alabama

We are a law firm that specializes in immigration law. We have been helping clients in Alabama for over 20 years. We have a team of experienced attorneys who are dedicated to providing our clients with the best possible representation. We understand that immigration can be a complex and confusing process, and we are committed to making it as easy as possible for our clients.

Awarded the Certificate of Commendation from the US Department of Justice, Civil RightsDivision for “outstanding performance and invaluable assistance.”

Our mission

Be the most respected immigration law firm in Alabama and be known for our integrity, compassion, and commitment to excellence.

Our vision

We want to be the go-to law firm for anyone who needs help with their immigration matter.

Meet our Team

Jeremy Love

Managing Attorney
  • J.D. – Roger Williams University School of Law
  • B.A. – University of Tennessee

Jeremy Love

Managing Attorney

  • J.D. - Roger Williams University School of Law
  • B.A. – University of Tennessee

An expert immigration lawyer in Alabama, Jeremy Love has represented clients across the state since 2009. He has always been passionate about assisting those in need and has worked with many nonprofit organizations such as Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice (ACIJ), Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA), the Latin American Association, and the Volunteer Lawyers Program. After leading the immigration program at HICA for two years, Jeremy formed the Love Law Firm in 2012. He represents clients in a broad spectrum of immigration cases including family petitions, waivers, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U Visas, DACA, Special Immigrant Juvenile, nonimmigrant visas, and naturalization.
Jeremy received his law degree from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI, a degree in Spanish from the University of Tennessee and is a member of both the Alabama and Georgia state bars. He received a Certificate of Commendation from the US Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division for “outstanding performance and invaluable assistance.” Jeremy has been featured many times as a Top Attorney in Alabama and has been a speaker for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and the Birmingham Bar Association.
Jeremy enjoys traveling with his family and friends and attending sporting events, such as Birmingham Legion FC soccer matches.

Kimberly Gubert

Associate Attorney
  • J.D. – Louisiana State University
  • B.A. – University of Alabama

Kimberly Gubert

Associate Attorney

  • J.D. – Louisiana State University
  • B.A. – University of Alabama
Kimberly is dedicated to practicing all aspects of immigration law, with her caseload focusing primarily on Humanitarian immigration relief, Family-based immigration, and removal proceedings. As a Second Generation American, her familial ties to El Salvador give her a unique understanding of the Hispanic culture and is the fuel to her passion in helping immigrants achieve their goals within the United States. She handles cases related to Family Petitions, Fiancée Visas, Asylum, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U-Visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile, Deferred Action (DACA) and removal proceedings. By practicing law solely in the area of immigration, she has built her knowledge of the immigration legal framework over the last several years to competently know all the ins and outs of the U.S. immigration system.
 
Kimberly Gubert works both at our Birmingham and Huntsville locations. She grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and after receiving her Undergraduate Degree at the University of Alabama, she attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center from Louisiana State University. In 2018, she graduated with both her Juris Doctor (J.D.) and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law (D.C.L.).  She works closely with Pro-Bono Organizations dedicated to helping the immigrant community, such as Huntsville Helping Hands and AshaKiran, LLC, and is committed to bettering the lives of the immigrant communities around her. She is licensed to practice law in Alabama and in Louisiana. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is registered to practice before EOIR (Executive Office of Immigration Review).

Mariangelie Velazquez Pagan

Paralegal
  • Paralegal Certificate – Samford University
  • B.A. – University of Puerto Rico

Mariangelie Velazquez Pagan

Paralegal

  • Paralegal Certificate – Samford University
  • B.A. – University of Puerto Rico

Mariangelie is fluent in English and Spanish and serves as liaison between attorneys and clients while providing timely and professional service to all.

Mariangelie graduated, Cum Laude, from the University of Puerto Rico with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and from the American Bar Association (ABA) accredited Paralegal Program at Samford University, where she was on the Dean’s List. Mariangelie is originally from Puerto Rico and moved to Birmingham in 2012.  She enjoys traveling, dancing, listening to audiobooks and spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.

Julie Hand

Paralegal
  • B.S. – University of Alabama

Julie Hand

Paralegal

  • B.S. – University of Alabama

Julie works directly with clients in the preparation of cases and provides a range of services for the firm.

Julie graduated from the University of Alabama with a double degree in Business and Spanish. She became interested in immigration after her time volunteering with immigrants in ESL classes during college. Prior to joining our team, Julie spent a year teaching English to high school students in Madrid, Spain. Her love for other cultures makes her passionate about helping those who have immigrated to the United States. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, live music, and spending time with friends and family.

Carolina Melvin

Paralegal
  • B.A. – University of Alabama
  • J.D. – Charleston School of Law

Carolina Melvin

Paralegal

  • B.A. – University of Alabama

  • J.D. – Charleston School of Law

Carolina Melvin is a dedicated paralegal who focuses on SIJ, UVISA, Asylum, and DACA cases. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Alabama in 2017 with a degree in Journalism and received her J.D. from the Charleston School of Law in 2021. Her personal interest in immigration law comes from her own experience as both of her parents are immigrants who came to the United States in the 90s. Carolina brings a unique perspective and empathy to her work, making her an exceptional advocate for her clients. She joined our team in 2021 and her favorite part of the job is working with our Special Immigrant Juvenile clients, to help them realize all the opportunities available to them and guide them through the complex immigration process. In her free time, Carolina enjoys reading, gardening, and hiking with her husband Cooper and their two dogs.

Andrea Garcia

Legal Assistant / Paralegal
  • B.A. – University of the Incarnate Word

Andrea Garcia

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

  • B.A. – University of the Incarnate Word

Andrea graduated cum Laude from the University of the Incarnate Word in Texas and Mexico City and obtained her B.A in Psychology. She is passionate about helping others, especially when it comes to creating and cultivating intercultural experiences. This passion motivated her to obtain her certificates in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL), Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and Medical Interpreting

Andrea is the first face you will see at our Huntsville office, and she is always eager to help. She also breaks language barriers present by interpreting for Spanish-Speaking clients and assists the attorneys of the firm. .

In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, watching movies with her husband, and walking their dog, Gabby.

Mayra Martinez

Legal Assistant
  • B.S. – University of West Georgia

Mayra Martinez

Legal Assistant

  • B.S. – University of West Georgia

Mayra graduated from the University of West Georgia with a concentration in Mass Communications and a minor in marketing. She has always been passionate about immigrant rights and hopes to continue to help the immigrant community serving as a legal assistant.  Mayra is the first point of contact with the firm as well as the firm’s Social Media Manager. She assures each client is assisted as expeditiously as possible. She aides the attorneys and paralegals to effectively execute the clients’ and the firm’s needs.

For leisure, Mayra enjoys exploring new places, concerts, photography, guitar, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Bayley Gamble

Executive Assistant
  • B.A. – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bayley Gamble

Executive Assistant

  • B.A. – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bayley Graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and minors in both Spanish and Legal Affairs. She was also a part of the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program throughout her time at UAB. Growing up, Bayley spent several years in a small town in the jungles of Ecuador where she learned the Spanish language. Bayley works with our managing attorney, helping him with his day-to-day responsibilities such as calendaring, networking, and running financial reports. Additionally, Bayley assists in running the firm’s social media accounts.

In her free time, Bayley enjoys reading, baking, spending time with her husband and family, and attending her church.

We are committed to providing our clients with the best possible legal representation

We are committed to providing our clients with the best possible legal representation. We are honest, compassionate, and dedicated to excellence. We are the law firm that you can trust with your immigration matter.

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