Claudia began working as a law clerk for DMCA. During that time, Claudia conducted research on novel legal arguments and helped draft briefs to present before the Board of Immigration Appeals and Immigration Courts. In 2012, Claudia began practicing as an associate attorney with the firm. Her primary focus was in removal defense, from appearing at bond proceedings to representing clients in deportation proceedings. She successfully litigated numerous removal cases in federal administrative courts and helped reunite persons with their families.
In 2016, Claudia took a position at a family law firm to gain litigation experience in Texas civil courts. During her time there, Claudia assisted immigrant families with adoption proceedings and helped victims of violence obtain protective orders. In 2017, Claudia returned to DMCA, and in 2022, she was promoted to Senior Litigation Attorney. Claudia is responsible for handling various removal defense cases in DMCA’s litigation section. She is fluent in Spanish and remains committed to helping individuals facing deportation.