About Andrea Montavon-McKillip
Andrea Montavon-McKillip is an EB-5 immigration attorney and one of the associates of Saleh & Associates, P.A., a U.S. immigration and nationality law firm based in Coral Gables, Fla. Attorney Montavon-McKillip focuses her practice on helping clients with family and employment-based immigration cases, and removal and deportation cases before immigration court and appeals. She is one of the most skilled lawyers in the firm when it comes to handling family- and employment-based immigration cases.
Saleh & Associates, P.A. offers various legal services regarding U.S. immigration and nationality law. The associates of the firm can help with green card applications (family-based, employment-based, and EB-5), temporary visas, deportation and removal defense, citizenship, asylum, PERM labor certifications, and federal litigation. The firm’s clientele includes individuals, families, organizations, skilled and professional workers, businessmen, and investors from various countries and backgrounds.
Attorney Montavon-McKillip has received several awards and recognitions for her outstanding law practice. Her recognitions include the Best Appellate Brief, Moot Court Competition in 2000, the Andrew Silverman Community Service Award (2001), and the Snell & Wilmer Best Published Note Award (2002).
After law school, attorney Montavon-McKillip immediately began representing clients before the Illinois Supreme Court and First District Appellate Court. She previously worked for the State Appellate Defender in Chicago and was an associate of a Fort Lauderdale commercial litigation firm, where she led the firm’s U.S. immigration department. After gaining experience working for those two firms she became an associate for Saleh & Associates, P.A.
Attorney Montavon-McKillip obtained her bachelor’s degree with honors at the Washington University in St. Louis, Miss. She completed her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law. While in law school, she was the senior articles editor of the Arizona Law Review. She is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Florida.
Attorney Montavon-McKillip is active in several professional organizations and associations. She is a member of the State Bar of Florida, the State Bar of Illinois, and the American Immigration Attorneys Association (AILA). She is also involved with pro bono activities (EOIR Pro Bono Project), and offers services at the Florida Bar’s Clients’ Security Fund Committee. She also has frequent speaking engagements about and has written publications concerning U.S. immigration.
Attorney Montavon-McKillip is bilingual. She can speak English and Spanish fluently.