Minal Patel is a Senior Associate Attorney with the Latorre Law Firm practicing in all areas of family based immigration matters and humanitarian applications. Ms. Patel’s practice areas includes family based petitions, provisional waivers and waivers of inadmissibility, adjustments of status, consular processing, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), U Visa, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Naturalization, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Parole in Place and Advance Parole. 


Ms. Patel was born and raised in London, England, and immigrated to the United Stated 1998 after her family won the Diversity Visa Lottery. As an immigrant who navigated her family through the immigration process, Ms. Patel enjoys helping others do the same.  Ms. Patel is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi.


Ms. Patel earned her Juris Doctorate from the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia.  Ms. Patel graduated from the University of South Carolina with a major in Political Science and a minor in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. 


Ms. Patel is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and New Jersey and is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association.

  • 17th Sep, 2015