Corina E. Salazar
Corina E. Salazar focuses on family-based and removal/deportation cases in the Baton Rouge office of Chavez & Valko. Born, raised and educated in New Orleans by Salvadoran parents, she is bilingual and embraces the benefits of multi-cultural roots and addresses the diversified needs of clients. Corina holds a B.A. in English from the University of New Orleans and a J.D. from Loyola University School of Law of New Orleans. Prior to joining Chavez & Valko, Corina practiced at a New Orleans firm and had been the Director of Immigration Services and the Louisiana State Refugee Coordinator at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge. She worked for seven years conducting and managing the Legal Orientation Program in the detention centers in Louisiana as well as leading community informational sessions on various immigration topics. Corina has also worked in the criminal prosecution, corporate defense and family areas of law and is licensed in Mississippi (inactive status) and Louisiana. Corina enjoys spending time reading, internet traveling, collaging and relaxing with her husband, teenaged child, golden dog and three-legged cat.