Melissa Moeinvaziri


Be the first to review
Persian Business Directory

Melissa Moeinvaziri

Iranian lawyer near me

Melissa Moeinvaziri graduated with honors from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in May 2017.
Was admitted to the Utah Bar in October 2017. She has been with Perretta Law Office since May 2016.
Where she focuses on asylum and deportation defense.
Before law school, Mel graduated with honors from
University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. In the same vein, International Studies.
She also earned a Master’s of Science in Refugee.
Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford. There she wrote her thesis on the post-deportation monitoring of rejected asylum seekers.
Melissa Moeinvaziri also interned with Rites in the Exile Program,
where she managed the Post-Deportation Monitoring Network. She continues to serve as a resource person for the network.
During law school, Mel interned at the Salt Lake City Immigration Court and
U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.
So, she focused her study on immigration law
Also, received a CALI award in Legal Methods (legal writing).
Likewise, Mel exercised her passion for public service by working with
The law school’s Pro Bono Initiative (“PBI”).
Meanwhile, with PBI, Mel served as Director of the Hartland Clinic (2015-2016),

Director of the Community Legal Clinic:

Sugar house (2016-2017), and a Pro Bono Fellow (2016-2017).
Melissa Moeinvaziri also served as the President of the Minority Law Caucus
Above all, she continues to serve as a member of the Dean’s Diversity Council.
Firstly, Mel was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Subsequently, her father immigrated to the U.S. from Iran,
To sum up, her mother is from Portugal, and her stepmother is from the Philippines.
Mel has never lost the global perspective of her upbringing.
After that, she carries her knowledge of international affairs into
She works at the local community level.
When she is not jumping out of airplanes or scaling rock cliffs,
Mel dedicates time to advocating with and for the immigrant and refugee community.

Melissa Moeinvaziri, Education of Iranian Immigration Lawyer

  • J.D. 2017
  • M.Sc. Refugee and Forced Migration Studies 2014
  • H.B.A. Political Science, B.A. International Studies, Persian minor 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Utah State Bar
  • United States District Court
  • Dean’s Diversity Council, S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • Utah Minority Bar Association
  • Rights in Exile Programme, Post-Deportation Monitoring Network
Iranian Lawyer at Perretta Law Office, Melissa Moeinvaziri
To clarify, your experience in many U.S. Immigration Law and
Further, presenting to individuals in all 50 states and abroad.
In addition, Immigration Law is complex and an area of law where
having a trustworthy attorney will affect your case.
For instance, competent legal representation, for instance, can make the difference
between staying in the U.S. and being forced to leave.