Julie Kruger, Esq. is a Buffalo, New York native, and has been an attorney for over 11 years. Julie devotes her practice to family and business based immigration cases, United States citizenship cases, deportation and removal cases, appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and other Courts, immigrant and non-immigrant waivers of inadmissibility, and other complex immigration matters. Julie received a Bachelor of Arts – All College Honors, Cum Laude from Canisius College in 1999, and a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude degree in 2009 from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. Julie spent a semester abroad at the University of Oviedo in Oviedo, Spain, and is proficient in Spanish. Ms. Kruger has extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law. Prior to attending law school, Julie worked in politics and government, including for Congressmen Brian Higgins in both his government and campaign offices, and on many state and local political campaigns. She is admitted to practice in the courts of New York State and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. Julie is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Erie County Bar Association.
Molood Ghorbani has a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of International Law from Islamic Azad University in Tehran, Iran, and is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at SUNY at Buffalo. Molood has over 3 years experience as a Legal Assistant, and as an immigrant herself, has personal experience with the complex U.S. immigration system. Molood is fluent in Farsi and English, and speaks basic Arabic. Molood joined Kruger Immigration Law in September of 2019 as an Assistant. Upon graduation, Molood hopes to become a full-time immigration attorney.
Joelle Truax joined Kruger Immigration Law in July of 2019. A graduate of Robert Wesleyan College, where she earned a Master’s degree, she previously worked as a paralegal at a non-profit organization assisting individuals and families with their immigration cases. During her free time, Joelle enjoys listening to podcasts, playing soccer, and spending time with her family. She also loves to travel to learn about different cultures around the world.
Lisa Papaj joined Kruger Immigration Law in July of 2018. A graduate of Niagara County Community College, she has extensive experience in customer service and administration. Lisa enjoys interacting with new people and widening her horizons with new experiences. Lisa loves spending time with her husband, two energetic dogs, two outgoing cats, and enjoying physical activities such as hikes and bike rides.
We are a U.S. immigration law firm helping individuals, families, and businesses achieve their dreams without borders. Strategically headquartered in Buffalo, NY, we are part of the Golden Horseshoe including Buffalo, Toronto, and Southern Ontario. We offer highly personalized and experienced legal services. We facilitate our clients to navigate the complex, technical, and ever-changing immigration laws in an increasingly global society. Our extensive experience focused specifically on immigration law allows us to craft unique and creative solutions to each case we accept. We have represented clients in all types of immigration matters, including extremely complex cases, giving us the experience to fully identify both the possibilities and risks inherent in each case.