Attorney Profiles

Attorney Profiles

Attorney Profile – Marysabel Rodriguez-Nanney

marysabel Marysabel Rodriguez-Nanney, a native of Peru, received her undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from the University of California Riverside.

After graduation, Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney relocated to Maryland and received her Juris Doctor degree, from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1997. While in Law School, Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney was a member of the Maryland Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, a member of the Latino Law Student’s Association and volunteered with the Public Justice Center, Inc.

After graduation, Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney worked for the firm of Jerome T. May PA in Annapolis, Maryland where her practice primarily focused on immigration law and civil litigation. In 1998 she entered private practice and on a daily basis she appears in immigration courts in Maryland and Virginia as well as in state and administrative hearings across the state to litigate criminal and traffic matters for clients.

Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney is an experienced immigration attorney. She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1999 and she handles a variety of cases involving very complex immigration issues. Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney represents individuals in deportation cases, works with employers that wish to bring either skilled or unskilled employees to the United States from abroad and she works with families who want to bring their loved ones to the United States from their home country. Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney’s knowledge of immigration law combined with her criminal defense experience gives her the tools to evaluate the collateral consequences of a case. She possesses the skills that allow her to advise her clients fully not only about their immigration rights but also about how a particular criminal conviction could impact their immigration status in the United States.

Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney is admitted to practice and experienced in both state and federal courts in Maryland. She litigates criminal cases as well as traffic violations all over the State of Maryland. She appears in our courts defending individuals charged with DWI/DUI and a variety of other criminal cases and traffic violations. She is always prepared to aggressively defend her clients rights.

Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney also handles domestic matters such as adoptions, custody disputes and divorce proceedings and understands the intricacies of domestic law.

Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney is a member of the Anne Arundel Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association and she was recently appointed by Governor O’Malley to serve in the Judicial Nominating Commission for Anne Arundel County. Ms. Rodriguez-Nanney has served in numerous committees and organizations throughout the years and maintains active involvement with the Latino community in the State of Maryland.

Attorney Profile – Katherine Stenlake

kateMs. Stenlake graduated Magna Cum Laude from Towson University’s Honors College in 2006, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Psychology.  After college, she worked at a law firm in Towson for two years, before returning to school in 2008 at the University of Baltimore’s School of Law.  In 2011, she graduated Magna Cum Laude.  While attending law school, she was active in the Environmental Law Society and UB Students for Public Interest (UBSPI), was Publications Editor of the Journal of Environmental Law, and interned with the Honorable Judge Shirley Watts at the Baltimore City Court of Special Appeals.

Ms. Stenlake first joined Rodriguez-Nanney, P.A. as an intern in the summer of 2009.  She continued to work at the firm part-time while completing law school, working closely with the attorneys in cases involving immigration, family law, and criminal law.  After passing the Maryland bar in 2011, she remained with the firm as an Associate Attorney, where she focuses on removal defense, business immigration, U-visas, and adoptions.

Ms. Stenlake is licensed to practice in Maryland, and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association Immigration Law Section, Women’s Bar Association, and Anne Arundel County Bar Association.