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Carolina Curbelo, Abogada

Clients often want to know how I got started in immigration law. I am an attorney who cares about my clients and community.

My professional and personal philosophy includes giving back in ways that makes a meaningful difference to the communities to which I dedicate my practice.

I am a firm believer in Mahatma Gandhi’s idea of ‘being the change you want to see in the world’.

Professional Memberships

American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA)

Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

New Jersey State Bar Association

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals


District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Circuit of Appeals, Third Circuit

United States Supreme Court

The Law Office in Ridgewood, NJ

I represent individuals in immigration procedures before the Courts of Immigration of the EE. UU., As well as before the Services of Citizenship and Immigration of the EE. UU. (USCIS) for requests based on the family, naturalization and humanitarian support like asylum, the status of a special youthful immigrant, U visas , visa VAWA and T.


​I have significant experience in the representation for requests of humanitarian immigration, including the asylum, the retention of deportation, and the lightning by virtue of the Convention against Tortura.

I have represented political activists, who flee by the violence of sort of gangs, members of community LGBTQ worldwide. I am particularly capable to represent children and younger teens without support.

My experience, also includes reclamations of immigration based on the family, guarantee for lengthy people, and attendance of immigration for which they have criminal records, and I offer to advise small companies and industrialists in subjects of commercial immigration.

As a mother of two exceptional children, I have experienced first hand in negotiating and experiencing the process of special education. I have represented parents and children in meetings of IEP, hearings of suitable processes, and negotiations in agreements.  

During the summer, in the right faculty, I worked as a real estate agent for the real estate agency of my aunt in the north of New Jersey, from the supply to the closing.
It is for that reason, that I provide advice and the representation that the real estate clients need.


I focus on providing a service and customized attention without concerning the complexity or simplicity of the real estate subject.

I have represented sellers and buyers of all types of real estate, or are residential, commercial properties, or condominiums. Also, I have experience representing clients who are dealing with mortgages.

Graduated from the Faculty of Right of Vermont and from the University of Rutgers. I speak Spanish with fluidity. After the school of law, I worked for the Excmo. Joseph S. Conte, J.S.C. in the Civil Division in the Vecindario of the County of Bergen.

From September of 2006 to October of 2011, I worked in the departments of commercial development and litigations of Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, a famous international company of lawyers with a seat in New York.

From October of 2011 to May of 2015, I evolved as mediating of the state of New Jersey to solve labor disputes, and like an examiner of appeals of unemployment for the Department of Work and Development of the Labor Force of New Jersey.


Daughter of Cuban refugees, who grew listening to histories of her parents and grandparents who escaped from the political persecution of Fidel's Castro Cuba.

In 2015, I decided to take a case pro bono that represented an unaccompanied minor who escaped from his country of due to gangs and gender violence.

After working approximately patiently with my client for a year, I successfully obtained a concession of affirmative asylum in name of this boy.


I also carry out like pro bono lawyer for the legal services of the northeast of New Jersey, Kids in for Need Defense (KIND), and Volunteer for Lawyers Justice (VLJ). At the moment, I am the president of the connection Pro-Bono of AILA-NJ for 2018-2019.

Working with Curbelo Law through my legal issues brought me peace of mind and reassurance that there is a chance in every situation. You are in the good hands here.

Julia K.




Brian D. O'Neill with advanced experience, near turning 40 years like a member of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In 1971 he graduated with honors in the University of Maryland and obtained a degree in governmental Policies.  
After the service in U.S. Navy from 1971 to 1974 attended Rutgers-Camden schools of laws, where it was in the publishing house. It obtained its degree J.D. with honors in 1977.



Ifeoma Odunlami graduated from the Faculty of Right of the University of Grazes (1994), where she was publisher of Casenote in International Law Review.

She was admitted to both New Jersey and New York.

After graduating from the school of laws, did a judicial internship in the Family Division, Superior Court of the County of Essex, Newark New Jersey. Odunlami began its race of tests in Harwood Lloyd.

It has more than twenty years of experience as a trial attorney with a solid record of success. She is the founder and director of Odunlami Law Firm, LLC, where one specializes in Real estate, Immigration, Social Insurance by Disability and Bankruptcy.

Odunlami Law Firm, LLC offers to customized attention and advising experienced to our clients, is a proud member of the Association of Lawyers of New Jersey, the National Association of Lawyers of Bankruptcies of Consumidor (NACBAR), the Courts of Bankruptcies, and the National Organization of Representatives of Reclamantes of Seguro Social (NOSSCR)

.Odunlami also donates its time to help the debtors homeless in procedures of bankruptcy like the voluntary lawyers of the Legal Services of New Jersey.

It emigrated from Nigeria and it speaks IBO with fluidity. (www.odunlamilaw.com)