Louisiana Immigration Law Firm

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William McDuffie Rolfe

Immigration Attorney in Lake Charles

William McDuffie Rolfe is an associate attorney at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, where he practices immigration law with a focus on employment-based immigration law. William utilizes his abilities and knowledge of the Spanish language in working with both individuals and employers in the complex processes and changing landscape of employment-based cases. William clerked for the firm during his final year of law school and joined the firm as an associate attorney in the fall of 2021.

William graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center with his Juris Doctorate and his graduate diploma in Comparative Law in 2021. William attended Louisiana Tech University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Spanish. William also received a Master of Arts Degree with a concentration in Latin American history. William was accepted as a corps member with Teach for America and then taught as a Spanish Teacher in Memphis, TN for a number of years before attending law school. While in law school, William participated in the LSU immigration clinic. William also clerked for the Office of the Public Defender.

William and his spouse live in Baton Rouge, LA with their two daughters and are expecting their son in 2022. They instill a multicultural appreciation in their children by embracing their mother’s Peruvian heritage and their children are enrolled in French immersion programs at their school.

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Bachelor of Arts: History, Spanish – Louisiana Tech University
Master of Arts: Latin American History – Louisiana Tech University



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  • I Don't Know Where We Would Be Without Your Guidance

    “"Claire got her 10 year card in the mail Wednesday 11/27. Needless to say she is very excited and happy. Me too! We could not have accomplished this without you. Claire and I cannot say thank you enough. Please thank everyone in your office, especially Karen, for us. I don't know where we would be without your professional guidance. It has been a pleasure working with you and your staff. If there is anything we still need to do please let us know. Also, know this. If anyone ever says they are in need of immigration assistance within earshot of me, I will immediately and enthusiastically give them your name." *Case involved a Naturalization process for his wife. ”

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    “"Ashley that is definitely great news. You continue to do a remarkable job. Thanks." *Case involved representation before DOL and USCIS for an I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker. ”

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    “Ashley Forert Dees = a team of professionals. I strongly recommend them for the patience, goodness and precision with which they helped me through this process of the green card . I could not have made a better choice! Thank you all, dearly, Poliana Houston.”

    Poliana Houston

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    “This firm was great! They helped my uncle obtain his green card. The entire staff was extremely helpful and pleasant at all times. We live in Houston and the staff made us feel like at home anytime we had questions. It was a long process but the Attorneys were very hands on and met all of our expectations. If I could rate this higher than 5 stars I would. Thank you so much everyone for all the help, my uncle is extremely thankful and we recommend this firm to everyone, you all are the BEST!”

    Mayely M.

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