Victoria Spagnolo is an associate attorney with the Terezakis Law Firm. Ms. Spagnolo represents clients before the New York Immigration Court and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). She also provides litigation support in criminal and traffic court for the firm.
Ms. Spagnolo was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She attended the University of Scranton, where she graduated summa cum laude and received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Hispanic Studies. She later received her Juris Doctorate from Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) in Boston, Massachusetts. There, she devoted the majority of her volunteer experiences and internships as part of NUSL’s Co-operative Program on representing and advocating for immigrants and indigent clients.
She participated as a Student Attorney in NUSL’s Immigrant Justice Clinic and was selected for the law school’s first iteration of the Advanced Immigrant Justice Clinic, where she represented clients in their affirmative asylum cases and VAWA self-petitions to remove conditions on permanent residence. She also served as a Legal Intern for Latino Justice, PRLDEF in New York City; Brooklyn Defender Services, NYIFUP; Masferrer & Associates, a small boutique criminal/immigration firm in Boston, MA; and an internationally recognized business immigration law firm specializing in the representation of employers and employees across the world. During her time at NUSL, she also worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant for Criminal Law and further explored her interest in the intersection of criminal and immigration law.
Ms. Spagnolo has a passion for immigration law and assisting the immigration community. She is proficient in Spanish. Her background roots are Italian and Colombian, and she enjoys learning about other countries and cultures. She believes in equal access to justice for all and will work tirelessly for her clients.
Ms. Spagnolo is admitted to the New York State Bar. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Association of Deportation Defense Attorneys (ADDA).