About Irena Juras
Irena Juras is an EB-5 immigration attorney and the managing partner and founder at the Juras Law Firm, PLC, with offices in both Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz. Attorney Juras concentrates her work in the areas of immigration law, bankruptcy law, business law, international law and U.S.-Czech Republic practice.
Attorney Juras completed her law degree at Masaryk University and practiced commercial law while in the Czech Republic. Afterward, she obtained a Master of Laws degree in international law at the James E. Rogers Law School at the University of Arizona. She also obtained a Master of Science degree in psychology in 1998 from Utah State University in Logan, Utah. She served as a law clerk under U.S. bankruptcy judge, the Honorable James M. Marlar, for the District of Arizona from 1999 to 2001. She then entered a private practice and expanded her practice to include immigration law, international business transactions and business law.
Attorney Juras is uniquely qualified to represent both foreign and U.S. clients in immigration matters, cross-border transactions and bankruptcy proceedings. Her multilingual and cross-cultural background, combined with her legal experience and training in both common law and civil law, make her a knowledgeable and excellent immigration attorney. She assists clients, foreign nationals who wish to work and live in the United States, and companies hiring foreign nationals. She can also assist individuals or employers seeking investor visas, employment visas, citizenship, family-based visas or permanent residency (“green card”). Her clients are varied and include small and large companies, families, individuals and entrepreneurs. She is a pro-active, attentive and creative problem solver who offers legal solutions personally tailored to each individual’s needs. She can represent clients in any state and from anywhere around the world. She has experience in assisting clients with E-1, E-2, H1-B, L-1, TN “NAFTA,” fiance, and EB-5 visas.
Attorney Juras is licensed to practice law in the states of New York and Arizona. She was admitted to the Arizona State Bar Association in 2000 and to the New York State Bar Association in 2001. She is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona. She is a member of the international law section, the business law section, the bankruptcy law section, and is an executive council member and a past chair of the State Bar of Arizona. Additionally, attorney Juras is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Scottsdale Bar Association, the Rotary International, Phoenix Rotary 100, and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Attorney Juras is fluent in both English and Czech and has a working knowledge of German and Russian.