Tel: 602-216-8000 Phoenix
Tel: 213-351-6500 Los Angeles
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Juris Doctor degree from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
UNDER THE LAW.
McLean Law Firm, PLC is focused on working with immigrants who are facing a variety of legal challenges. Because Ms. McLean went through the immigration process herself, she understands the uncertainties and challenges faced by this population, whatever their country of origin. She believes that part of her obligation as someone who successfully navigated this complex and sometimes frustrating process is paying it forward. As a result of her experiences, she is deeply devoted to aiding the immigrant/international community.
Ms. McLean earned her Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She studied in Japan for three years as part of her undergraduate work; as a result, she speaks fluent Japanese. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. While in law school she extended her passion for immigration law by participating in the Immigration Law Clinic where she worked with children asylum seekers.
LEADERSHIP, MEMBERSHIP & HONORS
Her areas of practice include immigration-related issues such as deportation, adjustment of status, bond hearings in Eloy, Florence and elsewhere, consular processing, waiver assistance, deferred action and immigration appeals. She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 2010 and is also a member of the State Bar of Arizona Immigration and Criminal Sections.
Ms. McLean is also able to assist both legal and non-legal immigrants with criminal defense, including DUI, domestic violence, illegal drug possession, assault, identity theft, shoplifting and record clearance. In addition to being able to practice immigration law in all 50 states, she is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Criminal Section. She is licensed to practice law in Arizona and immigration law in all 50 states. Ms. McLean is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court of Arizona. For several years, she was an active member of the Arizona State Bar Young Lawyers Division. When she is not working on behalf of immigrants, you can find her spending time with her family, writing short stories, or taking nature photographs.
An Attorney who has been through the Immigration Process
When you choose Anya McLean to be your attorney, you will have a lawyer who knows the immigration process from multiple perspectives. As someone who has been through the immigration process herself and as an attorney with years of experience in this area of the law, she brings unique qualities to her legal practice. She also understands the immigration status issues take on even higher-stakes when criminal law and personal injury are concerned. This is why she offers nearly comprehensive legal representation. Her clients have specific needs.
When you choose our law firm, you will know that your attorney has very particular life experiences and a professional background that make her a highly effective counselor for all of your legal needs.