Irena Juras – Of Counsel

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Practice Areas:
  • Immigration Law
  • International Business
  • Bankruptcy
  • U.S.-Czech Republic Practice
General:

Arizona (2000), U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (2000), New York (2001)

Education:

L.L.M. in International Trade Law (University of Arizona, 1999); Mgr. Degree (Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Czech Republic, 1991); M.S. (Utah State University, 1998)

Professional:

State Bar of Arizona, International Law Section, Past Chair (2007-2008); State Bar of Arizona, Business Law Section, Executive Council Member; State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law Section; Scottsdale Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association; American Bankruptcy Institute; Rotary International, Phoenix Rotary 100 – Past Chair of International Outreach Committee.

Personal:

Irena Juras is the founder and managing member of the Juras Law Firm and focuses her practice on Immigration Law, International Business and Bankruptcy Law. Irena is licensed to practice law in Arizona and New York. She received her first law degree in the Czech Republic where she practiced commercial law. She received her second law degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law with a focus on International Law. For two years she worked as a law clerk to the Honorable James M. Marlar, the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Arizona (1999-2001). Subsequently, she entered private practice and broadened her focus to include International Business Transactions, Immigration Law and Business Law. Her cross-cultural, multilingual background and legal training and experience in both civil and common law make her uniquely qualified to represent U.S. and foreign clients in cross-border transactions, bankruptcy proceedings and immigration matters.

Languages:

Fluent in Czech.