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website picture nabil (2)Attorney Nabil E. Chelico is dedicated to providing competent and vigorous representation to clients while adhering to strict ethical standards. Each case will be given the proper attention, preparation, and time in order to meet and exceed clients’ reasonable expectations.

Attorney Chelico is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, and the Federal District Court for the Central District of California. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Attorney Nabil E. Chelico is also a member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association).

Attorney Chelico is admitted to practice at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

NusratAttorney Nusrat Ventimiglia is a former Asylum Officer with years of experience interviewing and deciding asylum, credible fear, and reasonable fear claims in the Los Angeles Asylum Office. Ms. Ventimiglia has also processed refugee applications overseas along the Thai-Burma (Myanmar) border during her career with USCIS. Prior to working for USCIS, Ms. Ventimiglia worked advocating for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in Michigan, including with regard to immigration and asylum matters. Ms. Ventimiglia has also represented survivors of torture in asylum proceedings at Freedom House Detroit, achieving a nearly 100% approval rating for her clients during her tenure. Ms. Ventimiglia graduated with high distinction from the University of Michigan (Dearborn) in 2005 with a degree in Political Science and Psychology and graduated from Wayne State University Law School as a Dean’s Scholar and Lombard fellow in 2008. Ms. Ventimiglia was licensed to practice law in Michigan in 2008 and is fluent in Hindi and Urdu.

AbrellAlexandra Brell is a graduate of Glendale University College of Law. She received her undergraduate degree at California State University Northridge. Having spent time at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office as a law clerk, Alexandra has strong interests in criminal law as well as civil litigation. As a Senior Law Clerk, Alexandra conducts research on complex legal issues and ensures that each client receives individual attention every step of the way when they entrust their case to the Law Office of Nabil E. Chelico.