Jaime McGuire

— Attorney

Jaime McGuire, an immigration and adoption attorney, is a managing attorney at Amaryllis Law. Jaime has been an integral part of Amaryllis Law’s thriving removal practice over the years. Having significant success in court and in victim advocacy, she has gradually accepted more and more responsibilities. She now manages the employment and adoption practices. In 2020, she was the recipient of the FBA-ILS Younger Lawyer of the Year Award. She has also been selected as Super Lawyers Rising Star in Immigration Law every year since 2019, and Best Lawyers Ones to Watch every year since 2021. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Jaime’s commitment to immigration law and advocacy stems from her time volunteering in a Ugandan orphanage and on a project in Thailand regarding human trafficking.
Extended Bio

Jaime has been an integral part of and now manages a significant portion of Amaryllis Law’s practice. Her career, which began at Amaryllis Law, formerly Poarch Law, has involved important work with juveniles, individuals who are victims of crimes and adoptions. Jaime has had significant success in court over the years. She now manages a number of the firm’s practice areas. She works on all types of immigration and adoption cases. 

Jaime is an active member of the Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law Section. Through a process that takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other factors, she has been selected as a Rising Star in Immigration Law every year since 2019. Jaime has also been selected by Best Lawyers Ones to Watch every year since 2021. In 2020, she was the recipient of the FBA-ILS Younger Lawyer of the Year Award. Jaime is also a member of the Virginia State Bar, American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association, and the Virginia Women Attorneys Association.

Jaime’s commitment to immigration law and advocacy stems from the lessons she learned during her time volunteering with children in a Ugandan orphanage and her experience working on a project in Thailand regarding human trafficking. She is passionate about being a voice for those who can’t speak for themselves.

Born in California, Jaime spent many of her formative years in Roanoke before her family moved back West to Nevada. She returned to Virginia to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg. After graduating with her JD from Liberty University School of Law Jaime began her career as an immigration attorney with Amaryllis Law, formerly Poarch Law.

In her free time, she enjoys being a wife and mother, running, singing, spending time with friends and family, and attending church. Please contact info@poarchlaw.com for a full list of Jaime’s speaking engagements and a complete copy of her CV.

Education
  • B.S. Business: Marketing, Liberty University
  • J.D., Liberty University School of Law
  • Who is your hero? My mom
  • Aside from basic necessities, what could you not go a day without (activity, person, thing, etc)?  Laughter
  • What one luxury would you take with you on a deserted island? My bed and pillow
  • If you had a warning label, what would yours say? Warning: Tries too hard to be perfect
  • What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee? Ellie Holcomb 
  • If you could eat only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Strawberries

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