My association with Dworken & Bernstein will give me the opportunity to better serve my clients with their diverse practice areas. Many of my clients have other legal needs - not just immigration.
Painesville, OH (PRWEB) April 19, 2012
Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce a new association with Alabasi & Associates Co., L.P.A. Alabasi & Associates is a highly regarded immigration practice operating out of Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Alabasi announced that she will be collaborating with Dworken & Bernstein to expand her practice in Lake County recognizing the growing need for legal immigration services in this region.
Irving Rosner, a Dworken & Bernstein partner, viewed the opportunity to work with Alabasi’s practice as a “win-win-win” for Lake County, Dworken & Bernstein, and Alabasi & Associates. Rosner also stated that Dworken & Bernstein has long recognized the Lake County business community’s and residents need in this practice area and views the opportunity as one which will provide those requiring immigration services with a broad spectrum of legal services already offered by Dworken & Bernstein.
According to the Plain Dealer, no city between Solon and Niagara Falls gained as many residents as Painesville in the last decade. The city grew 12% while the 2010 census numbers show its Hispanic community almost doubled. The census says that 22% of Painesville’s residents now identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino. The increase in the Hispanic/Latino community is only expected to rise as 40% of the students in the city’s schools are Hispanic.
Kim Alabasi is a Spanish-speaking attorney who has practiced exclusively in the area of immigration since 2004. She earned her undergraduate degree in Spanish/Sociology from Marquette University and later went on to work in Mexico, first as a teacher in Puebla, Mexico for two years, followed by a job with the non-profit group IMIFAP in Mexico City, Mexico. Mrs. Alabasi worked for 7 years as bilingual clinical social worker with the Hispanic Unit of the Center for Families & Children in Cleveland prior to obtaining her law degree in 2003 and starting Alabasi & Associates in 2006. She looks forward to working with Dworken & Bernstein to assist the growing Hispanic community Lake County with the full range of immigration and other legal issues.
Dworken & Bernstein is the largest law firm in Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula Counties with 26 attorneys and a staff of 65. Dworken & Bernstein offers a full range of legal services for businesses, individuals, and families in litigation and transactions with offices in Painesville and downtown Cleveland.
Offices are located at 60 South Park Place, Painesville, Ohio 44077, (440) 352-3391 and 55 Public Square, Suite 950, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 (216) 861-4211. Visit http://www.dworkenlaw.com.
For more information, contact Barbara Marlowe at (440) 352-3391 or bmarlowe(at)dworkenlaw(dot)com.