Maguette is an Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, where she represents clients on employment-based and family-based immigration matters. Maguette has experience in a wide array of immigration matters including nonimmigrant and immigrant visas.
Prior to joining BAL, Maguette practiced business immigration at a global immigration law firm where she represented Fortune 500 clients with their employment-based immigrant and non–immigrant matters. She also practiced in criminal defense as a Public Defender for several years. While attending law school, she participated in the immigration law clinic and worked for the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project. She assisted immigrant detainees with asylum cases; Convention Against Torture (CAT) claims; Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) claims; and U-visa applications, deportation, and appeals from the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). She has worked as Research Fellow for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Support Project.
Education & Admissions
Juris Doctorate, University of Arizona
Bachelor of Arts, CUNY – Hunter College (Macaulay Honors College)
LLM International Trade and Business Law, University of Arizona
Admitted to State Bar of Arizona
American Immigration Lawyers Association
CLE Presenter, "Introduction to Immigration: Family, Business, and Removal Cases," Arizona State Bar (2019)
CLE Presenter, "Civil Rights Restoration," Arizona Minority Bar Association Annual CLE Presentation (2018)