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in-depth knowledge in Both

criminal &
immigration law

The Law Firm of Anna Korneeva is the go-to law firm in the greater Cincinnati Area with the focus on immigration and criminal law. When it comes to immigrants facing criminal charges, we are the top choice in both Ohio and Kentucky. Most law firms that handle criminal defense law do not know the intricacies of the immigration system, but the Law Firm of Anna Korneeva does. We understand both the criminal law and the immigration law (“Crimmigration”) and thus can effectively protect your immigration status. 

The law Firm of Anna Korneeva is licensed to serve clients in  Ohio and Kentucky.  

Anna Korneeva, Esq.

An immigrant herself, coupled with her mission to help others who need it the most, Anna Korneeva, Esq. is passionate about immigration and criminal law.

Anna earned her Juris Doctor Cum Laude Degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where she graduated at the top of her class.

While in law school, Anna received numerous awards, including Henry Clay Merit Scholarship and multiple Dean’s List Awards. Anna was an Editor of the Law Review and also participated in the Kentucky Innocence Project, where she investigated potential wrongful conviction cases. This is when Anna developed her interest in criminal defense and helping to protect those who are treated unjustly.

Anna Korneeva is licensed to practice as an attorney in the states of Ohio and Kentucky. She is also admitted to practice in federal court in the Southern District of Ohio, as well as in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Attorney Korneeva is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Northern Kentucky Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association and Northern Kentucky Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Anna’s knowledge of the law, professional work ethic, and advocacy on behalf of her clients allow her to stand out among other attorneys in the field. Attorney Korneeva was awarded Super Lawyer Rising Star for every year she practiced law. The awards represent recognition by Anna’s peers for her outstanding work and commitment to the spirit of the legal profession. 

Anna is an active American Immigration Lawyers Association member and is a featured speaker at the National AILA conference.

Anna is fluent in English and Russian.

Schedule a one-on-one personalized consultation with Anna to assess your range of options, tailored to fit your personal circumstances and needs.

Julie A. Cruz

Julie A. Cruz is a legal assistant at the Law Firm of Anna Korneeva. Julie is an alumna from Northern Kentucky University who graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish and a minor in Latin American Studies. She is competent and trained in speaking, writing, and reading Spanish at a near-native fluency.

During her time at NKU, Julie was very active with Amigos, the Spanish Language Club and volunteering with the Diocese of Covington’s Latino organization, El Centro de Amistad (Friendship Center). She played an integral role in both organizations coming together to build a firm relationship supporting local Latino families that still thrives today.

Julie’s life’s passion is helping bridge the gaps of cultural differences in the English and Spanish-speaking worlds. More recently, during the pandemic, Julie helped interpret and translate in the healthcare setting. She has training and experience in various industries as a Qualified Medical Interpreter, including the trauma hospital environment, church organizations, safety, finance, and psychological evaluations.

Along with her husband, Rudy, she is raising her son, Julian as a multi-cultural family in Northern Kentucky. You may see her at a Mexican Day of the Dead event or attending a Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Gala.

Daira Maldonado

Daira is a friend, daughter, student, and most importantly, a participant of her community. She was born in Tacna, Peru and was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Daira grew up in the Mt. Washington area where she was involved in her community and enjoyed the atmosphere of the neighborhood that was her home. From a young age Daira knew that she wanted to give back to the people around her. This was a value instilled in her not only by her mother but also by the schools she attended.

Currently, Daira is enrolled at University of Cincinnati where she is a senior majoring in Political Science and Psychology with certificates in Legal Studies and Business French on a Pre-Law track. She chose to major in Political Science and Psychology because she is eager to understand the relationships that influence the law at a human and analytical level. She chose a certificate in Legal Studies because she values learning about the history of legal processes and the weight that its development holds. Lastly, she chose a certificate in Business French because she is passionate about learning new languages to expand her understanding and communication with groups of people.

Daira is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity where she can interact with peers that are seeking a career in the legal field as well as interact with attorneys who she is able to learn from.  She is also a member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor’s Society which awards academic excellence in the field of Political Science. As a first-generation immigrant, Daira is grateful for the opportunities that she has been given such as working as a legal assistant under the mentorship of Attorney Korneeva. Daira hopes to follow Anna’a footsteps and give back to my community, as well.

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