Attorney Marisol Gallegos received her Bachelor of Science degree in Bio-psychology, in 2006, from the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 2009 she received her Juris Doctor degree with a certificate in International & Comparative Law from DePaul University College of Law, in Chicago, Illinois.
During her first year of Law school she participated in DePaul University College of Law's Spring Break Border Project in Harlingen, Texas. While in Harlingen, she volunteered with ProBar (South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project) and was victorious in winning cancellation of removal for her client who was a lawful permanent resident.
During her second and third years of law school, Marisol interned at Centro Romero and the National Immigrant Justice Center, in the Chicago metropolitan area. There she assisted immigrants with their adjustment of status, temporary protected status and individuals detained by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement in Illinois and the surrounding areas. In addition, Marisol was enrolled in DePaul University College of Law's year long asylum & immigration law clinic where she was successful in obtaining asylum for her two clients.
Marisol was admitted to the Illinois bar in November 2009.
Prior to beginning her law practice she was a volunteer attorney with Life-Span, a Chicago not-for-profit, where she provided assistance to victims of domestic violence in applying for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and U-visa protections.
In March 2017 Marisol established Gallegos Law, LLC.
Marisol is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.
Marisol served on the junior board of Latinos Progresando from 2011-2013.
She is a daughter of immigrants and understands the difficulties the immigrant community faces when navigating the immigration laws of the United States of America.
Marisol speaks fluent Spanish.
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