Cassandra Rodríguez

photo2Cassandra Rodríguez is the founding partner of the law firm Rodríguez & Porter, Ltd.  She graduated with her Juris Doctor from Salmon P. Chase College of Law after completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, where she majored in Spanish Studies and minored in Philosophy.  Cassandra is bilingual in Spanish and English. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and local bar associations. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, the federal immigration courts (Executive Office of Immigration Review) as well as the Southern District Federal Court.

Cassandra focuses her practice on immigration law in the areas of family immigration, and deportation defense. She is not afraid to tackle complicated immigration cases and has successfully obtained U.S. Residency for immigration clients through complex processes such as I-601 and I-601a provisional waivers.  In her criminal practice, she has won jury trials for people accused of serious crimes such as DUI, and high felonies like Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Burglary. Cassandra also handles difficult matters such as withdrawals of guilty pleas and Motions to Re-open or Re-calendar Immigration deportation proceedings.

She is a Cincinnati native, of Greek, Italian and Slovak descent; although she likes to say she is 100% Ecuadorian by marriage to her husband Ric, who immigrated from Quito, Ecuador. She and Ric have three beautiful children, Eleni, Estevan and Elías.   In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and caring for her flock of chickens.

Greg Porter

photo1Greg Porter was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in Middletown and then joined the United States Marine Corps.  Fresh out of basic training, Greg began his studies at the University of Cincinnati. In his third year of college his studies were put on hold when he was called to serve a tour of duty in Iraq.  Upon returning from active duty, he finished his Bachelor’s degree.  He then obtained his Juris Doctor from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Ohio. Greg also was admitted to practice in the U.S. Federal Court, Southern District of Ohio.

Greg joined Rodriguez & Associates in 2012 and became a named partner of Rodríguez & Porter in 2015.  Greg focuses his practice on Domestic relations and Juvenile Court cases such as custody visitation, abuse, neglect and dependency cases, dissolution and divorce.  He also focuses on civil litigation (plaintiffs’ and defendants’ work), personal injuries, and easement law.  He has represented clients all over Ohio, including Butler, Hamilton, Clermont, Montgomery, and Prebble Counties, in Federal Criminal Court, Federal Immigration Court, Common pleas, Municipal and Mayor’s Courts.  Whatever the case may be, Greg is not afraid to tackle a challenge.  He will take on even the most difficult cases with the thoroughness of a lawyer coupled with the determination of a marine.

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