Maya A. Flores Immigration Attorney
Maya A. Flores is an associate Immigration Attorney with the Jarecki Law Group. She primarily represents clients in employment-based matters and also provides support on family-based cases, naturalization, asylum, and court representation.
Maya recently graduated law school, during which time she interned with Jarecki Law Group, working on complex family-based immigration cases. She also interned with Beyond Legal Aid, a Chicago-based nonprofit that focuses on community activism lawyering. In addition, she worked as a student attorney at DePaul University College of Law’s Asylum & Immigration Legal Clinic as well as the Criminal Appeals Legal Clinic. Maya was selected as PILI funded legal intern at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, where she researched policy issues that affect the Latinx community throughout the Midwest. Previously, Maya served as a Judicial Extern for Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Maya practices immigration law in Chicago.
Prior to law school, Maya served as an AmeriCorps VISTA with The Immigration Project in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. She also worked at the Illinois Bar Foundation.
Bar Admission / Professional Memberships
Maya is admitted to practice law in Illinois, which authorizes her to practice federal immigration law throughout the United States. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”), the Chicago Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association.
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
Juris Doctor, May 2021
- Graduated cum laude
- CALI Award in Legal Analysis, Research & Communication III, Fall 2019
- Junior Staff Writer, DePaul Journal of Health Care Law, 2020-21
- Society for Asylum & Immigration Law, 2018-21
- Research Assistant for Reverend Craig Mousin, 2020-21
- Asylum & Immigration Legal Clinic
- Criminal Appeals Legal Clinic
Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Anthropology/Sociology, June 2015
- Rotaract Club
- KnoxCorps Associate at Carl Sandburg College
Language / Interests
Maya has limited working Spanish abilities.
Maya loves growing, cooking, baking, eating, and sharing food. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at urban farms and helping deliver groceries to her neighbors in different neighborhoods.