Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. Attorney at Law

Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. is a South Florida law firm concentrating in United States immigration law, advising clients in various immigration, naturalization and legal status issues. 

What is your immigration status?
The team of professionals at Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. understands how stressful it can be for people who leave their native land behind to start a new life in the United States.  It’s important to have an immigration law firm that can advocate on your behalf to help deal with the various immigration, naturalization and legal status issues. At Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A., we work tirelessly to achieve the best possible result for our clients.

Are you concerned about being able to stay legally in the U.S.?
Whatever your current immigration status, we can advise the right course of action to help you attain the solution that fits your specific situation.  If you’re here illegally, our team can help determine the necessary steps to become legal.

Do you have the legal documents needed for U.S. residence and employment?
The Law Firm of Elizabeth C. Pines P.A. can help you gather the required documentation, fill out U.S. immigration forms correctly and offer the right counsel to help you settle legally in the United States.

Call us today so we may review your legal needs.  We are here to help you sow the seeds of a new future in this land of great opportunities.


We are your most reliable legal source

The law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. handles immigration matters that include any aspect of employment-based immigration, temporary work visas to the United States and residency. 

We are especially attuned to the immigration needs of families.  We pride ourselves in being attentive and responsive to our clients throughout the legal process.  When you hire the law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A., in addition to competent legal advice, you get a courteous, efficient staff, committed to providing you with outstanding client service through the conclusion of your case. In addition, we offer a state-of-the-art computer software system that includes:

• Effective Form Generation
• Case Tracking
• Legal Research
• Database Management Case

When we take a case, we offer a big picture view.  So, besides working to get the best possible resolution of your matter, we also offer:

• Case Report on Demand
• Balancing Immigration Issues & Tax Consequences
• Expedited Visa Petition (depending on the case)
• Real Estate Services as relates to Immigration

Training for Employers

The law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. also offers its expertise to U.S. companies providing training on the latest employer immigration issues.  This helps U.S. companies that employ immigrants, have a better understanding of their requirements and responsibilities under the law.

Elizabeth C. Pines | BIO

Elizabeth C. Pines is the founding partner of the law firm of Elizabeth C. Pines, PA,.  She has been practicing immigration law for nearly 20 years.  Ms. Pines established the firm to help foreign nationals navigate the often complicated and confusing process of dealing with immigration issues in the United States.

After receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Miami in 1985, she received her Master of Business Administration Degree there in 1988, and then continued on to St. Thomas University School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor Degree in August of 1994.

Ms. Pines is a well-respected member of the South Florida legal community and has offered her knowledge of immigration law and immigration issues, appearing on a number of television talk shows, including that of Marta Susana and Maria Elvira Confronta, Primera Plana TV shows.  She has also been interviewed on various radio programs, including guest appearances on Union Radio and Cayman Islands Radio.  She has authored immigration advice columns in El Venezolano and Doral Family Journal, leading Venezuelan newspapers based in Miami, Florida and her articles have been printed in the Miami Herald and Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel.  
In addition, Ms. Pines regularly shares her knowledge of immigration matters for various educational and non-profit institutions. Ms. Pines is a graduate of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute, a program created to develop and refine the leadership capabilities of young leaders who, in turn, will be prepared to become increasingly involved in policy formation at the State level.

She has always been active in the immigration community.  She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1996 and is a past Board member for the AILA South Florida Chapter in Miami-Dade County.  Ms. Pines is also on the board of the League of Women Voters of Florida and League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County.  She is the chair of Fair Districts and member the Immigration Committee of LWV of Florida, and is the chair of the nominating committee and the Immigration Task Force in LWV Miami-Dade.  Ms. Pines was recently appointed by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to serve on the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.
Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. Attorney at Law | 2811 SW 3rd Ave. | Miami, FL 33129 | Tel: 305-576-1115 | epines@pineslaw.com