Attorneys of Cella & Associates, LLC
Valery Cury, Esq.
Valery joined Cella and Associates in 2015, since then, she has been committed to providing exceptional legal immigration services to our clients, first as a case manager and currently as one of our attorneys. Valery also manages our Fort Lee office. Valery has a law Degree from the “Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra” (PUCMM) in the Dominican Republic where she is licensed to practice law. She obtained a “Masters in Law” from Brooklyn Law School where she concentrated in Immigration subjects and provided pro bono services to immigrants with limited resources. Valery passed the New York bar and is licensed in the state of Connecticut. She is also a Public Notary of the state of NJ and is fluent is Spanish. Valery has successfully represented clients in Waiver applications, Family Based Petitions, Consular Processing, Visa Extensions, Visa Applications, Defensive and Affirmative Asylum, Adjustment of Status, TPS, J1 waivers, Replacement of Green Cards, Removal of Conditions, Naturalization, FOIA, Military Parole, and Cancellation of Removal..
Jai-Hong Park, Esq.
Of counsel to Cella & Associates, Mr. Jai-Hong Park, is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court of New Jersey, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Fluent in Korean and English, Mr. Park received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from University of Pennsylvania and then simultaneously pursued his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden while earning his Master of Business Administration with Accounting and Finance Concentrations from Carnegie Mellon University - The Tepper School of Business. From there, he went on to finish his Master of Laws in Taxation from Northwestern University School of Law. Mr. Park has experience working in Business Immigration Law including Non-Immigrant cases (i.e., H-1B, H-3, E-2, L-1, O-1, B-1/B-2, etc.) and Immigrant, "Green Card", cases (PERM, NIW, EB1) and has represented both professional individual and corporate clients. In addition, Mr. Park's other experience includes general litigation, commercial transactions, bankruptcy, personal injury, taxation, wills and estate planning.
Yelena Sverdlova, Esq.
Of counsel to Cella & Associates, Ms. Yelena Sverdlova, is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Florida. Yelena Sverdlova, Esq. has a true passion for the law and has obtained extensive experience in many facets of business law including, but not limited to: business start-ups, business agreements, purchase and sales, general business counsel, and asset protection. She provides legal representation in the areas of estate planning, business planning and transactions, probate administration, guardianship and real estate law. Ms. Sverdlova takes every effort to go above and beyond for her clients and provide legal services that her clients feel comfortable and satisfied with. Further, Ms. Sverdlova has been a professor of law at Florida Atlantic University of Boca Raton, Florida, since 2015 teaching courses in contract law and real estate law. She is also admitted into the United States Tax Court to compliment her legal experience.
Yulia Markova, Esq.- Legal Analyst
Fluent in Russian, Ukrainian and English, Yulia Markova, Esq., received her LL.M. in comparative law studies from Cornell Law School and her Juris Doctor from University of Miami School of Law. Ms. Markova is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida. Prior to joining Cella & Associates, LLC, Ms. Markova worked on international and domestic transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, secured lending and provided general corporate advice. She also has experience in business immigration law. Ms. Markova, holds her Bachelor of Jurisprudence degree from Moscow State University of International Relations. At Cella & Associates Ms. Markova reviews and analyzes foreign corporate structures and transactional documents with regard to obtaining employment and investment based visas, such as EB-1C, E2, EB-5, O-1A, L-1 visas, to assure compliance with US immigration law. Additionally, Ms. Markova researches business law of Eastern European Civil Law Countries, comparing and contrasting them with US business law.