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.
Ian Royer is a French-American citizen who has lived significant portions of his life in both countries. After high school in France, he attended the University of Oregon and graduated with a B.S. in political science. Mr. Royer initially attended law school at Vermont Law School but transferred to Lewis and Clark Law school in his second year. After passing the Oregon State Bar in 2015, Mr. Royer was a volunteer attorney at Multnomah County Courthouse. In the August of 2015 he was hired at Schneider Kerr Law Offices where he worked as an appellate attorney until the fall of 2017. In November 2017, Mr. Royer joined the team at Bailey immigration.
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.
Victoria Bonds has been working at Bailey Immigration, PC since September 2017. She graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a B.A. in Political Science in 2017. Victoria has worked at an immigration legal nonprofit in Washington, D.C. and at a civil litigation firm in her hometown of Ventura, CA. She has experience working on various immigration cases such as family petition, U-Visa, naturalization, waiver, consular processing, and DACA.
Victoria was inspired to work in the immigration legal field after learning about the struggles her grandparents faced while immigrating to the United States from Mexico. They came to the United States knowing little to no English, but with a strong desire to become United States citizens and provide for their family. She is humbled to help other immigrants have the same opportunities.
When Victoria is not at the office, she enjoys relaxing at the beach and watching movies. She plays rugby and her favorite position is fly-half. Victoria also loves to bake for her friends and family.
Jessica Castilow is one of our bilingual legal assistants. She has an extensive background in the administrative field and working with people. She has been working at our office for almost a year.
Jessica has found a passion in working on various of immigration cases as she understands the struggle our clients face by first-hand experience. She is a Mexican immigrant and went through the adjust of status process herself, making her able to fully relate with her clients while helping them with their own cases.
In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her 3 daughters and her husband. She loves to travel, looks forward to new adventures, and lives to make new memories.
Carol Martinez is one of our legal assistants. Carol studied psychology at Warner Pacific College in Portland and she has worked in a variety of administrative and educational work settings since 2013. Carol’s passion for working with the immigrant community has been greatly influenced by her personal background. Her family first immigrated to the United States of America more than 20 years ago and she has experienced first-hand many of the common struggles among immigrants in this Country. Her passion helping others has been the foundation that connects her to people of all backgrounds. With Spanish being her first language, she strives to break language barriers and give people the opportunity to communicate and be understood. Carol currently focuses on helping people with U-Visa Certifications and relative petitions.
Carol has also spent her time volunteering with children of immigrant families, as well as other non-profit organizations.
Outside of work, Carol enjoys attending sporting events, visiting the Bay Area, and photographing for her travel blog.
Carolina Martinez – Receptionist
Bilingual in Spanish and English. I am passionate about helping immigrants, as I come from a Cuban household and know about all the struggles we have to face when it comes to adapting and getting used to new cultures and language in a country full of opportunities for everyone, but not always presented in the easiest way.
In my free time, I like finding new places to visit and going on hikes.
Anna Jones is a law clerk at Bailey Immigration. She is a recent graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Washington. Anna worked for a public defender’s office during her last year of law school, where she represented clients in misdemeanor criminal proceedings as a Certified Law Student. She enjoys addressing the challenging developments at the intersection of criminal and immigration law through research and writing. Anna immigrated to the United States as refugee from Russia when she was a teenager, and she is now a naturalized U.S. citizen. This experience is central to her identity and a constant reminder to keep working towards a better immigration policy. Anna is currently preparing to take the Oregon Bar Exam in July 2018. In her free time, she enjoys trying new food, camping, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.
Diana Diaz-Diurych is a bilingual legal assistant. She graduated from Bethel College in Indiana with a B.A. in Psychology. She recently moved to Oregon to work on her Masters in Professional Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in addictions at Lewis & Clark. Diana has personal experience with immigration and recently became a citizen of the United States in October of 2017. She watched how hard her parents worked and how much they sacrificed in order to go through the immigration process and to become citizens. She is committed to helping clients with an understanding that the immigration process can be long and difficult.
Diana started working at Bailey Immigration, PC in November of 2017 and has assisted with work permits, translations, client declarations for asylum, and paperwork for adjustment of status.
Outside of work, Diana is a full-time student and enjoys adventure. She spends her free time finding new places to hike, playing indoor soccer, and exploring all of the food trucks that Portland has to offer. As of now, her favorite hike in the PNW is Wind Mountain and her favorite food truck is La Morenita.