Stephanie Naranjo


Attorney Stephanie Naranjo Joined The Law Offices of James A. Welcome in February 2020. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in English cum laude. She also minored in Women, Gender, Sexuality studies. While she was there, she was a member of the Honors Society and the UConn National Women’s Studies Honors Society Triota.

Law School Career Focused on Immigration and International Law

She went on to graduate from New England Law Boston with an immigration concentration. Attorney Naranjo has always been interested in immigration and international law and law school allowed me to explore the field more through projects, joining groups, and internship opportunities. During law school, Attorney Naranjo became a member of the Charles Hamilton Houston Enrichment Program Honor Society, Massachusetts SJC Pro Bono Honor Roll, and New England Law Boston Public Service Honor Roll. While Attorney Naranjo was in law school she interned at Greater Boston Legal Service in their Immigration unit. Attorney Naranjo prepared the client’s claims for asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture.

Attorney Naranjo was a legal intern for New England Law Boston Clinical Law Office where she litigated cases involving victims of domestic violence in divorce, custody, visitation and child support hearings. Attorney Naranjo had the opportunity to study abroad in Santiago, Chile where she interned for the Defensoria Penal Publica where she collaborated with defense thesis and cases, interviewed clients, and observed court proceedings. Attorney Naranjo interned with the Civil Rights Division in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. She reviewed and responded to civil rights complaints alleging deprivations of, or interference with, civil rights and civil liberties.

Volunteer Work

Attorney Naranjo was a legal volunteer for the Dilley Pro Bono Project, formally known as the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project. Attorney Naranjo believes that the best formula for law practices are: honesty, personal attention, hard work and ability to find solutions to the most complex immigration issues is vital. Her philosophy is to give personal attention to each and every client, no matter how big or how small the case is. She understands that the immigration process could be scary and intimidating andAttorney Naranjo strives to be there for her clients every step of the way.

Attorney Naranjo is very dedicated to her clients and fights zealously for every one of them. She takes the time to get to know every one of her clients and individually tailor services to meet the needs of each person she serves. Attorney Naranjo does not turn anyone away without an intelligent, reasonable and practical solution and has represented countless satisfied clients.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.