Attorney at Law
With more than 10 years of legal experience in the United States, I am a trusted immigration and business attorney who people come to for various business, asylum, and deportation matters. If you're a business owner and would like to sponsor an employee, I have the resources and knowledge to help make that happen. I am passionate about helping people in my community gain the liberty they need so they can pursue their own dreams here in the United States. My associates and staff take the time to learn about your goals and to help you achieve them. Reach out today to schedule a free, 15-minute case assessment.Read More
Yelena Kostyuk is an associate attorney at Scarborough Law, LLC's Jacksonville office. Originally from Kharkiv, Ukraine, Yelena received her Juris Doctorate degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. She has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2011.
While enrolled at Florida Coastal, Yelena began concentrating her studies in immigration law. Her fluency in Ukrainian and Russian is a bonus that helps her interact closely with several of the firm's clients. Yelena's immigration practice encompasses both family and business immigration cases. Yelena lets her performance speak for itself. The unyielding and zealous advocacy she commits to her client motivates the kind of results necessary for a successful case.
Each case has its own set of unique and complex obstacles. Yelena strives for flawless legal execution by both giving each case the personal attention it deserves and partnering with the client to keep them informed every step of the way.
Attorney - GA Office
I was born and raised in Chicago, IL. I completed my Juris Doctor at the John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in November of 2016. My passion for immigration derives from my personal immigration experiences, being the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. I have established my career in immigration based on principles of resilience, compassion and dedication.
I joined Scarborough Law LLC in May 2018 as an Associate Attorney. Prior to joining the Scarborough team, I worked as a Contract Analyst for the U.S. Department of Labor, processing Immigration labor certifications. As an Associate Attorney, I primarily handle non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications such as H-1B, L-1, PERMs and I-140 petitions. In my spare time, I provide pro-bono services to indigent immigrants on complex immigration issues. I also am an avid traveler and love spending time with my Husband, Valentine, and my 6-year-old bonus daughter, Naomi. I currently resides in the adored Georgia area, where I work in our Alpharetta office. I am an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where I am a committee member for the Pro-Bono and New Member Division committees for the AILA GA/AL local chapter.
Office Manager - FL Office
My name is Patricia, I am the office manager at Scarborough Law office in Jacksonville, FL. which focus in immigration law. Besides providing support to both the senior and the junior attorneys in the firm, I am responsible that we have all the information, tools and the necessary supplies to be able to perform our jobs without interruptions.
I am the person that is in constant contact with our clients to provide them with updates in their cases or the first person they will have contact with, if they are coming to our office for first time. I treat every single client with respect just like I would like to be treated. I feel like I have a unique perspective in the kind of law we practice, because as most of our clients I am an immigrant.
I was born in Lima-Peru and I became a US citizen in 2012. I am bilingual in Spanish & English. I studied Database II, III (Cibertec - Peru) and Accounting (IPAE - Peru). I also have a QSR certification obtain in Orlando, Florida. I believe that my personal background helps me to understand the need of our clients, I understand how stressful the process can be in certain cases and we tried to make it as easy as possible to our clients. They feel so happy when they come to our office and find someone that speaks their language because even though they speak English, they feel more comfortable to explain their situations in their native language and I completely understand that.
It makes us all very happy and proud every time a family or corporate client gets their case approved and it is very rewarding to know that we made it possible.
We are not only a team at Scarborough Law, we are a close-knit family, we support each other in our duties because we understand that our job impacts the lives of our clients and we take it very seriously. I have been working at Scarborough Law for over 6 years and loved every single day.
Besides working at Scarborough Law, I enjoy exercising, I have been doing Zumba for almost 11 years. I love riding my cruiser bicycle by the beach in the summer, I also love photography and interior design.
"Ven a Scarborough Law y sentiras que has conocido a un nuevo amigo"
Paralegal - FL Office
Claudia Perez is a paralegal in the Jacksonville FL office of Scarborough Law, L.L.C. with extensive experience in Family-Based Immigration. Her role is to ensure the delivery of the best high-quality service. Claudia's knowledge and analytical skills are essential to interpreting data from clients that need assistance with complex cases.
Prior joining the firm, she obtained a Board of Immigration Appeals Accreditation and worked as Legal representative for the Legal Department of the Dioses of St. Augustine.
Claudia received a master's degree in Administration of Justice and Security from the University of Phoenix and received a law degree from the University of St. Tomas de Aquino in Colombia. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Administrative/IT Support - FL Office
I developed a passion for the legal immigration field through my own experiences as an immigrant. I was born and raised in Afghanistan. During this time, I worked with the United States, supporting its overseas mission in Afghanistan. Through my service, I was awarded the Special Immigration Visa (SIV). It was my years of experience working in the Consular Section of the US Embassy in Kabul that linked me with Scarborough Law. I believe that this has truly been a perfect match; working for an inspirational law firm that does the hard, but necessary, work of advocating for immigrants like myself. Scarborough law has not only gifted me with a professional work environment but has been a relentless source of support in my pursuit of a career in data and technology. My position at Scarborough entails daily tech support and overall firm guidance in shaping us into a streamlined, client focused company.
While I love and adore my wife and children, my true love may be spending time working out at the gym. This has helped to fuel the patient and positive energy that has defined my life. This whole journey has gifted me with self-acceptance and that gift motivates the friendly and social curiosity that I bring to work each day.
Client Services Director - GA Office
A native of Cumming Georgia, I recognize the unique opportunities and sense of community that lies in the Northern Atlanta area. Inspired by a community driven by faith, integrity and family, I strive towards excellence in the day-to-day tasks necessary to keep the clients of Scarborough Law well-served. Serving as Client Services Director of the firm since May 2019: My role within the firm begins and ends with the satisfaction of our clients. I focus on streamlining the client-attorney relationship to ensure that clients feel that not only are their legal needs met, but they enjoy the process along the way. I enjoy my role because of the level of engagement I receive with our clients, all while being a resource to them throughout the process.
Graduating from Kennesaw State University's Michael J. Coles College of Business, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 2020; I believe the skills I have obtained through my education will be beneficial to the Scarborough Team. A lifelong learner, I plan on continuing my formal education with an MBA in the Fall of 2020.
In my free time, I enjoy performing any type of physical exercise or training. Physical training is a great passion of mine, while also serving as a primary stress relief. When not at work or training, I am most likely spending time with my beautiful wife Kendall or our families.