Diana M. Bailey received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Diana obtained her Juris Doctorate from Lewis and Clark School of Law in Portland, OR in 1998.
Prior to founding her law firm, Diana worked as a misdemeanor & felony criminal defense attorney & Immigration Attorney in Southern California. Diana started her own firm specializing in immigration law and criminal defense of immigration clients, however, currently she practices only immigration law. Diana’s expertise is in all areas of immigration law including deportation/removal, employment and family based immigration, asylum, withholding of removal and convention against torture, waivers, consular processing, appeals and nonimmigrant visas. Diana has also testified as an expert witness regarding immigration law in Oregon on post conviction relief cases with successful results.
Diana is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family & outdoors – hiking, rafting, skiing and dabbling in photography.
Erin Kedrowski is an associate attorney at Bailey Immigration, PC. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a B.S. in both Political Science and Spanish. She than attended the University of South Carolina School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree. She is a member of the South Carolina State Bar, the Greenville, SC County Bar, the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association National, Oregon, and Washington State chapters, and is licensed to practice in all Immigration Courts.
Erin’s grandparents were immigrants from Latvia, in eastern Europe, and became naturalized United States Citizens. Because of this, she has always had a desire to help the immigrant community and knows how important becoming a United States Citizen is. Due to this, she has strictly practiced immigration law since graduating law school. She has spent time working with, Allen Ladd, a leading immigration attorney in Greenville, SC, and with an immigration law firm in both thier Tri-Cities, Washington and Portland, OR offices.
In addition, while in law school, she studied in London, England and took a course taught at Grey’s Court Inn of Law focusing on international law. She has also studied Rule of Law and Federal Appellate practice.
Erin believes in keeping open lines of communication between herself and her clients and knows how important their immigration matters are. She has experience with family petitions, naturalization, waivers, proceedings in immigration court, and business immigration matters.
In her free time Erin likes to travel, explore Portland, and spend time with her dog, Sophie.
Azhalia Flores – Managing Paralegal
Azhalia Flores, better know as Sally, is our bilingual managing paralegal. Sally began working in the immigration field in 2011 while still attending college. She has completed a variety of immigration trainings and attended the AILA national conference in San Francisco in June of 2013. In the past, Sally has spent time working in a non-profit setting, and has been the case administrator for firms in Portland, Salem and Seattle areas. With five years of experience, she is very knowledgeable and has extensive experience with family petitions, court proceedings, wavers, nonimmigrant visas, consular processing, PIP, and DACA’s.
Sally is very passionate about helping immigrants as she comes from a Mexican Immigrant family, where both of her parents came to this country illegally and later became lawful permanent residents. She understands the journey and difficulties immigrant families face daily. She is dedicated to helping all immigrants achieve their immigration goals and helping them overcome their obstacles.
In her free time, Sally spends her time with her six-year old daughter, attending family gatherings, and exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors like any true Oregonian. She loves to travel to her parents’ hometown and aspires to travel around the world and experience the diversity in cultures first hand.
My name is Francisco Juarez Jr. and I’m an assistant at Bailey Immigration, PC. I was born in San Jose, CA and was raised in a small town by Monterey CA. I attended Seaside High School, CA and graduated in 2009. I then attended Heald College and obtained my Associates Degree on 2011. I am currently a Portland State student. I will obtain my Bachelors of Science on Winter of 2016. I am currently an Alpha Phi Sigma member. I love to spend time with my family–they are my motivation. I’m a proud father of two lovely girls and husband to a great wife. I like to play many sports, especially soccer, football, volley ball, tennis and basketball. I like to set many goals in life and try to always meet my goals. I am very thankful to my parents who always knew how to guide me in the time of need. My interest about immigration law is s sense of satisfaction that every person can get a fair chance to succeed. Our country is on a movement, and I want to be part of that movement. The movement that will hopefully give many people, especially children a fair chance to happiness.
Lizeth Marin received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science and minored in Business Administration at the University of Oregon. She is currently a second-year law student at Lewis & Clark Law School and expected to graduate with her Juris Doctorate Degree in 2018. Lizeth is interested in pursuing a career in immigration law and is a member of Environmental Law Review. Lizeth is originally from Orange County, California and grew up in Welches, Oregon. Lizeth is passionate about human rights and immigration issues.
In her free time, she enjoys eating brunch, traveling, swimming, and playing soccer.