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Jeremy Love – Managing Attorney

An expert immigration lawyer in Alabama, Jeremy Love has represented clients across the state since 2009. He has always been passionate about assisting those in need and has worked with many nonprofit organizations such as Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice (ACIJ), Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA), the Latin American Association, and the Volunteer Lawyers Program. After leading the immigration program at HICA for two years, Jeremy formed the Love Law Firm in 2012. He represents clients in a broad spectrum of immigration cases including family petitions, waivers, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U Visas, DACA, Special Immigrant Juvenile, nonimmigrant visas, and naturalization.

Jeremy received his law degree from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI, a degree in Spanish from the University of Tennessee and is a member of both the Alabama and Georgia state bars.  He received a Certificate of Commendation from the US Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division for “outstanding performance and invaluable assistance.”  Jeremy has been featured many times as a Top Attorney in Alabama and has been a speaker for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and the Birmingham Bar Association.

Jeremy enjoys traveling with his family and friends and attending sporting events, such as Birmingham Legion FC soccer matches.

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Kimberly Gubert – Associate Attorney

  • J.D. – Louisiana State University
  • B.A. – University of Alabama
Kimberly is dedicated to practicing all aspects of immigration law, with her caseload focusing primarily on Humanitarian immigration relief, Family-based immigration, and removal proceedings. As a Second Generation American, her familial ties to El Salvador give her a unique understanding of the Hispanic culture and is the fuel to her passion in helping immigrants achieve their goals within the United States. She handles cases related to Family Petitions, Fiancée Visas, Asylum, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U-Visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile, Deferred Action (DACA) and removal proceedings. By practicing law solely in the area of immigration, she has built her knowledge of the immigration legal framework over the last several years to competently know all the ins and outs of the U.S. immigration system.
 
Kimberly Gubert works both at our Birmingham and Huntsville locations. She grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and after receiving her Undergraduate Degree at the University of Alabama, she attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center from Louisiana State University. In 2018, she graduated with both her Juris Doctor (J.D.) and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law (D.C.L.).  She works closely with Pro-Bono Organizations dedicated to helping the immigrant community, such as Huntsville Helping Hands and AshaKiran, LLC, and is committed to bettering the lives of the immigrant communities around her. She is licensed to practice law in Alabama and in Louisiana. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is registered to practice before EOIR (Executive Office of Immigration Review).
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Mariangelie Velazquez Pagan - Paralegal

  • Paralegal Certificate – Samford University
  • B.A. – University of Puerto Rico

Mariangelie is fluent in English and Spanish and serves as liaison between attorneys and clients while providing timely and professional service to all.

Mariangelie graduated, Cum Laude, from the University of Puerto Rico with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and from the American Bar Association (ABA) accredited Paralegal Program at Samford University, where she was on the Dean’s List. Mariangelie is originally from Puerto Rico and moved to Birmingham in 2012.  She enjoys traveling, dancing, listening to audiobooks and spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.

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Julie Hand – Paralegal

  • B.S. – University of Alabama

Julie works directly with clients in the preparation of cases and provides a range of services for the firm.

Julie graduated from the University of Alabama with a double degree in Business and Spanish. She became interested in immigration after her time volunteering with immigrants in ESL classes during college. Prior to joining our team, Julie spent a year teaching English to high school students in Madrid, Spain. Her love for other cultures makes her passionate about helping those who have immigrated to the United States. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, live music, and spending time with friends and family.

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Mayra Martinez – Legal Assistant

  • B.S. – University of West Georgia

Mayra graduated from the University of West Georgia with a concentration in Mass Communications and a minor in marketing. She has always been passionate about immigrant rights and hopes to continue to help the immigrant community serving as a legal assistant.  Mayra is the first point of contact with the firm as well as the firm’s Social Media Manager. She assures each client is assisted as expeditiously as possible. She aides the attorneys and paralegals to effectively execute the clients’ and the firm’s needs.

For leisure, Mayra enjoys exploring new places, concerts, photography, guitar, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

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Bayley Gamble – Executive Assistant

  • B.A. – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bayley Graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and minors in both Spanish and Legal Affairs. She was also a part of the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program throughout her time at UAB. Growing up, Bayley spent several years in a small town in the jungles of Ecuador where she learned the Spanish language. Bayley works with our managing attorney, helping him with his day-to-day responsibilities such as calendaring, networking, and running financial reports. Additionally, Bayley assists in running the firm’s social media accounts.

In her free time, Bayley enjoys reading, baking, spending time with her husband and family, and attending her church.

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Bayley Gamble – Executive Assistant

  • B.A. – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bayley Graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and minors in both Spanish and Legal Affairs. She was also a part of the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program throughout her time at UAB. Growing up, Bayley spent several years in a small town in the jungles of Ecuador where she learned the Spanish language. Bayley works with our managing attorney, helping him with his day-to-day responsibilities such as calendaring, networking, and running financial reports. Additionally, Bayley assists in running the firm’s social media accounts.

In her free time, Bayley enjoys reading, baking, spending time with her husband and family, and attending her church.

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Bayley Gamble – Executive Assistant

  • B.A. – University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bayley Graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and minors in both Spanish and Legal Affairs. She was also a part of the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program throughout her time at UAB. Growing up, Bayley spent several years in a small town in the jungles of Ecuador where she learned the Spanish language. Bayley works with our managing attorney, helping him with his day-to-day responsibilities such as calendaring, networking, and running financial reports. Additionally, Bayley assists in running the firm’s social media accounts.

In her free time, Bayley enjoys reading, baking, spending time with her husband and family, and attending her church.