KRISTINA ROST, Partner
Kristina's skillful handling of immigration matters has earned her widespread respect among clients and colleagues. Kristina provides immigration counsel to U.S. and international companies in various industries as well as to IRC 501 (c)(3) Nonprofit Organizations.
Kristina is the current Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Ethics and Professionalism Committee and Ethics Committee both nationally and for the AILA New England Chapter. Before her appointment, Kristina served on the Committee for a number of years and is a frequent speaker on ethical and practice management issues essential to any immigration law practice. Kristina has also served as a co-chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Young Lawyers Division (NE Chapter).
In May 2007, Kristina was presented with the "Outstanding Immigration Lawyer" award for outstanding legal service to immigrant communities in New England by the
Brazilian Immigrant Center of Massachusetts. In August 2008, she was honored as an "
Up and Coming Lawyer" by the
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly publication. Kristina was also named as
Super Lawyers- Rising Star by the New England
Super Lawyers-Rising Stars 2008, 2009 and 2010 Editions. She has attained a
(10.00 / 10.00) rating by
Avvo, the highest rating available.
Kristina regularly writes "Ask the Immigration Lawyer", a column in the New England monthly publication "Contact" as well as articles for "Metro / Brazilian News" and her column in "Kurier / Russian Weekly Paper". She has appeared before many USCIS adjudicators in Boston and has been complimented on more than a few occasions on the quality of her cases' presentation.
Kristina is a frequent presenter at AILA national and other immigration-related conferences, panels, and MCLEs.
BRADLEY MAGED, Managing Partner
Bradley practices both family and immigration law with an emphasis on employment-based cases. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the New England School of Law in 1998 and his Master of Business Administration from Suffolk University, Sawyer School of Management in 1999.
Combining his education and passion for both law and business, Bradley co-founded Maged Rost in 2000 with the goals of providing extraordinary service and achieving the best possible results for his clients.
Bradley has taught Business Law at the Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk University and is a frequent speaker at events and educational seminars for other lawyers and has authored several artcles related to his fields of practice. He writes articles for both practitioners and the general public and contributes regularly to his Blog, www.blog.immigrantconnect.com.
Bradley has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers-Rising Stars 2009 and 2010 Edition and has attained a
Superb (10.0/10.0) rating by
Avvo, the highest rating available. Bradley is admitted to practice before all courts in Massachusetts and the United States District Court of Massachusetts.
REBECCA BARBAN, Associate
Rebecca joined Maged & Rost as an associate in 2011 and works on employment and family based applications. She received her Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2010 after completing her undergraduate studies at Queen's University in Canada. As a law student, Rebecca became interested in immigration law after a semester as a student attorney in the Roger Williams Immigration Law Clinic. There she represented individuals in removal proceedings before the Boston Immigration Court.
In addition to her interest in immigration law, Rebecca has always had a passion for the arts. She continues to practice classical piano and attends the occasional ballet class. She enjoys working with foreign nationals to help bring their talents to the United States. She is a member of the Immigration Law Sections of both the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. She is admitted to the New York and Massachusetts state bars.
MEIRY DA SILVA, Paralegal
A native of Brazil, Meiry has been helping immigrant communities for over ten years. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English and helps keep our office running smoothly. Having gone through the immigration process herself, she can easily relate to what our clients experience while navigating the system.