Claudia Porras Hanzlick
Garden Grove, California
phone: (714) 702-1437
Contact: Contact Me
Claudia Porras Hanzlick graduated Cum Laude from Eastern Kentucky University on a full tennis scholarship, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in History. While at Eastern Kentucky University, she was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award in Political Science and was selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Student-Athlete of the Year for her outstanding performance as a student and her winning contributions to the tennis team. She was a member of the Phi Sigma Alpha and Phi Alpha Theta Honor societies. While in college, she also clerked for former United States Senator Paula Hawkins.
Ms. Porras Hanzlick earned her Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law in Columbus, Ohio and studied comparative law at Oxford University in England. During law school, she also clerked for the Honorable George C. Smith, United States District Court judge for the Southern District of Ohio.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Porras Hanzlick practiced a mix of litigation and insurance defense law at a Downtown Los Angeles law firm. Since then, she has brought her extensive litigation, defense and language skills to the practice of immigration law at boutique immigration firms in Orange and Los Angeles counties. At Tran Law Group, she handles family and business based immigration cases, as well as removal defense cases.
Ms. Porras Hanzlick is admitted to practice law in California, Washington State and the District of Columbia. She is also fluent in Spanish.