Adriana Valderrama, LOPC Paralegal

Adriana Valderrama holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in Government and Politics and also holds a graduate certificate in Paralegal Studies from Marymount University. Prior to joining Catholic Charities in November 2014 as a paralegal, Adriana was a volunteer for the Immigration Legal Services department for several months where she assisted with the Legal Orientation Program for Custodians (LOPC), intake, interpreted for clients at important interviews, and drafted client declarations. Adriana, originally from Colombia, values the direct interaction with the immigrant community and is motivated by being able to address some of their needs.