Citizens And Noncitizens Alike
- Founding Partner
- Immigration Law
Cassandra Rodríguez is the founding partner of the law firm Rodríguez & Porter, Ltd. She graduated with her Juris Doctor from Salmon P. Chase College of Law after completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, where she majored in Spanish Studies and minored in Philosophy. Cassandra is bilingual in Spanish and English. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association and local bar associations. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, the federal immigration courts (Executive Office of Immigration Review) as well as the Southern District Federal Court.
Cassandra focuses her practice on immigration law in the areas of family immigration, and deportation defense. She is not afraid to tackle complicated immigration cases and has successfully obtained U.S. Residency for immigration clients through complex processes such as I-601 and I-601a provisional waivers. In her criminal practice, she has won jury trials for people accused of serious crimes such as DUI, and high felonies like Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Burglary. Cassandra also handles difficult matters such as withdrawals of guilty pleas and Motions to Re-open or Re-calendar Immigration deportation proceedings.
She is a Cincinnati native, of Greek, Italian and Slovak descent; although she likes to say she is 100% Ecuadorian by marriage to her husband Ric, who immigrated from Quito, Ecuador. She and Ric have three beautiful children, Eleni, Estevan and Elías. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and caring for her flock of chickens.
- Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
- Juris Doctor
- University of Cincinnati
- Major: Spanish Studies
- Minor: Philosophy
- Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
- American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, Member