Giselle Ayala Mateus
Giselle Ayala Mateus was born in 1991 in Bogotá - Colombia. Her mother is an attorney in Colombia and her father is a Colombian retired attorney and community health worker with Planned Parenthood in New York City.
After finishing law school in Colombia and being admitted to practice law in this country, Giselle came to the United States to complete an LLM with the Brooklyn Law School. While figuring it how to be a single mom law school student in the U.S., Giselle successfully completed her studies and a specialization in Business Law. Then, to complement her legal education and build her experience Giselle worked with the non-profit organization Good Counsel Services, whose work is focused on educating and empowering nonprofits and social entrepreneurs.
In 2018, Giselle created FOCUS JURÍDICO, a not-for-profit project focused on supporting Latinoamerica entrepreneurs and artists. Giselle was admitted to practice law in New York in 2019, and since then, she has served as counsel and representative on issues of adjustment of status, asylum application, work visas, interview with immigration officials, presentation and validation of foreign documents, as well as review and drafting of commercial contracts, creative developments, transfer of intangible rights, and business formation in the United States. Likewise, she has worked as a simultaneous interpreter for family processes, immigration, and application for public benefits.
Dedicated to her clients and her practice of law Giselle is currently communicating to her audience via social media, Facebook, Youtube, Quora, and more. Her service-oriented practice has lead her to where she is now.
Giselle Ayala Mateus currently join the State Bar of New York (NYSBA), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the FAME Center for Fashion, Art, Media & Entertainment Law of Cardozo Law School, and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA).