Jose Salvador was born and raised in the small agricultural town of Wauchula, FL. While the town’s population is approximately 27,000 people, nearly half the population is Hispanic, specifically of Mexican descent. He graduated top 10% of his high school class in 2006. Jose was born in the United States. However, he comes from a family of immigrants.
After high school, he attended South Florida Community College while working as a substitute teacher. Jose then joined in the U.S. military by enlisting in the Florida National Guard. There he enlisted with the Military Police Corp. during his first year of community college in 2007. That same year, Jose graduated from Army Basic Training as an Honor Graduate. In the spring of 2008, he graduated from SFCC with his Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice. In the summer of 2008, he attended and graduated from the Army Military Police Corp.
In 2009, Jose Salvador began preparations to deploy with his Unit. In January 2010, he deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). During deployment, Jose attended classes for his Bachelor’s degree while abroad and serving actively. He also enrolled in USF’s online B.A Criminology program. Jose returned from deployment December of 2010. He then attended on-campus courses in Lakeland, Florida, and graduated from USF with his Bachelor’s degree in Criminology in December 2011. Also in 2011, Jose was promoted to rank of Sergeant in the Florida National Guard.
Jose was then deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). During deployment, Jose applied and was accepted at Florida A&M University College of Law. Immediately after his successful tour in Afghanistan, Jose started his law school journey in 2013. Jose attended law school using his Post 9-11 GI Bill and graduated from FAMU College of Law with his J.D. in Spring 2016.
Jose was then accepted to Stetson College of Law LLM Trial Advocacy Program in Fall 2016. He also began interning with Mubarak Law. Mubarak Law officially hired Jose in February of 2017. Jose also passed the Bar exam in February 2017. His bar admission is currently pending.
Jose Salvador is currently enrolled in Stetson’s Trial Advocacy Program and is still serving in the Florida National Guard.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Gloria Solorzano de Lopez, born in Caracas-Venezuela, studied at La Universidad Central de Venezuela and earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science. Mrs. de Lopez has been working with immigration attorneys as a legal assistant since she arrived in the United States of America eleven years ago. Orlando Attorney Nayef Mubarak and Mrs. de Lopez have worked together since 2012.
After a career in computing and bank auditing, Mrs. de Lopez determined that cold world surrounding auditing and computing systems was not her passion. Mrs. de Lopez had a calling to interact with people, listen to their needs, and the passion to help them. In 1999, motivated by this passion, Mrs. de Lopez took the opportunity to run her own business in a crowded shopping mall in Caracas-Venezuela, specialized in women’s fashion. She led the business for seven years and that experience enabled her to keep in touch with people constantly and understand the human need to be heard and recognized.
By the end of 2005, a wonderful door was opened for her and Mrs. de Lopez arrived in the United States, settling in the state of Florida. Mrs. de Lopez started working in a law firm where she discovered an interest in the U.S. legal immigration system.
Since then, Mrs. de Lopez has been acquiring knowledge into the larger world of the immigration laws, supporting those who have emigrated to the United States of America from around the world. Mrs. de Lopez loves interacting with individuals who have different cultures, languages, beliefs and life goals.
In 2012, attorney Mubarak offered Mrs. de Lopez the position to be his legal assistant at the law firm of Mark NeJame. Since then, both attorney Nayef Mubarak and Mrs. de Lopez started to lay the foundation of a great team with the professionalism, mutual respect, and an ever-present sharing of every case from beginning to end. This great teamwork led attorney Mubarak to offer Mrs. de Lopez the opportunity to accompany him on his new project, his own law firm: Mubarak Law. By the end of 2016, both began to lay the project’s foundation, sharing the same values and principles which have always been displayed in their work. They committed to fulfilling the daily goal and their main priority, the future of every immigrant. Nowadays, along with new members of the Mubarak Law team, they work tirelessly to achieve the goals of Mubarak Law, which are the goals of their clients’.
During her years as an immigration legal assistant, Gloria Solorzano de Lopez has known many stories of immigrants in the United States. By being one of them, Mrs. de Lopez has understood their concerns, sorrows and aspirations. She often says, “Many stories, some being harder than others, many with happy endings and some will mark you for life.”
Languages: English and Spanish.
Grace Naranjo was born in Colombia. Her family immigrated to the United States in 1989, when Grace was a young child. The family arrived and settled in the state of Wisconsin. There she attended elementary and middle school. She later relocated with her family to Central Florida, where she finished her high school education with a certification for Legal Secretary and a focus on Criminal Justice. After high school, she attended Valencia Community College and obtained her Associate’s degree in Hospitality Management and Tourism. She has worked six years in the hospitality field.
In 2010, she joined an immigration firm in Kissimmee, Florida. Grace joined the Mubarak Law team in 2016 with over six years of experience in the immigration field. With her extensive experience, she assists our clients with Naturalization, Adjustment of Status, Petitions for Relatives, Fiancés, Self-Petitions, Consular Process, Asylums, Extend/ Change Nonimmigrant Status, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, just to name a few.
Grace is also the lead case manager for the Mubarak Law Personal Injury cases. She has assisted individuals who have been hurt in car or slip and fall accidents.
Her everyday drive and passion is to help immigrants like herself and her family to achieve the American Dream, as they have. Grace and her family are great supporters of the Orlando City Soccer team.
Languages: English and Spanish.