Meet Evelyn J. Pabon Figueroa
Evelyn J. Pabon Figueroa is an attorney representing clients in immigration and bankruptcy proceedings. She is with CPLS, P.A., a law firm located in Orlando, Florida.
Evelyn was born in Puerto Rico, where she attended school, including undergraduate college and law school. In January 2005, she moved to Florida and has made Central Florida her home since.
In 2004, Evelyn earned her Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Law. Prior to this, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Political Science, also with honors, from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. As part of her legal studies, she completed an internship with the Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office, Juvenile Division, and a clinical program with the University of Puerto Rico, School of Law Legal Assistance Clinic, representing indigent criminal defendants.
Evelyn was admitted to practice law in Puerto Rico and Florida in 2005. In 2008, she started practicing immigration law. As an immigration attorney, she has represented individuals and businesses at different levels with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), US consulates and embassies (consular processing of visas), US immigration courts, and Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
For Evelyn, education is very important and she works to make sure that, in addition to properly representing her clients, she educates them about the legal process and issues involved in their cases. While attending law school, she worked as an English teacher for the Puerto Rico Public Education System. In addition, while in middle and high school, she worked in summer camps assisting teachers in the education of those students that were completing summer courses/camps. Furthermore, as an attorney, she has spoken at community events and presented seminars at the CPLS, P.A. offices regarding immigration and bankruptcy.
- Puerto Rico
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
Current & Prior Volunteer/Community Work
- OCBA Teen Court Program Volunteer
- OCBA Teen Parent Project
- OCBA Guardian Ad Litem Program
- Town of Oakland Planning & Zoning Board Member
Areas of Practice
- Immigration Law
- Family Petitions
- Employment-Based Petitions: Nonimmigrant & immigrant visas
- Student Visas
- Adjustment of Status
- Consular Processing
- Waiver applications
- Removal Defense
- Debtor Chapter 7
- Debtor Chapter 13
- J.D. from University of Puerto Rico School of Law, 2004
- B.A. in Political Science from University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Florida Bar Association
- Orange County Bar Association
The US immigration system is very complex and it involves different moving parts, in different agencies, that are supposed to work together. We help you navigate this system so that you can reach your goals.
We help you reach financial peace through bankruptcy! Bankruptcy is a legal tool that allows you the opportunity to start over financially and eliminate or restructure burdensome debt that weighs you down.
Every Case Is Different
Because every person’s situation is different and one small detail can make a big difference, it is important that we meet to decide the immigration path that will help you or your family member live and work in the US.