Paula Martinez is a Staff Attorney with Colectiva Legal del Pueblo in Wenatchee, WA. Paula practices immigration law, with a focus on immigrant survivors of domestic violence and other crimes. Paula’s practice also includes deportation defense and family-based immigration. Previously, Paula also worked for Rios & Cruz in Seattle, and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Granger, WA.
Paula is originally from Houston, Texas with roots in South Texas. Her family is from Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Paula moved to Washington in 2012 after graduating from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and she is also a 2007 graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Paula is a member of Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc., a Latina-founded national sorority with an emphasis on serving the Latin@ community. Paula lives in Wenatchee, WA with her wife, Vanessa.