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About

Caroline Larochelle Nadeau

Attorney and Founder of Compass Immigration P.A., Caroline Larochelle Nadeau is originally from Quebec, Canada.  In 2015 she immigrated to the United States on a K-1 Fiance Visa to be with her husband, a member of the U.S. Military.  As an immigrant herself, she has first-hand knowledge of the stress that can be caused by navigating the immigration process.  As a military spouse, she has had the privilege of assisting many military members and their families with their immigration needs.  Her experiences, both professional and personal, allow her to better prepare and assist her clients through their immigration journey.

Education and Experience:

Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau attended the University of Ottawa, Canada, where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in International Development and Globalization as well as two different law degrees:  the first in Civil Law (LL.L), and the second in Common Law (J.D.).  By specializing in International Development and International Law, she was able to focus her studies on the legal, political and social conditions of developing countries and the effects of globalization.

Research Assistant for Supreme Court of Canada

Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau began her legal career as a research assistant for the Supreme Court of Canada.  During this time, she became a volunteer at the Family Legal Information Centre, where she offered legal assistance to members of the community who could not afford representation in court.

After several years of working at the Supreme Court of Canada,  Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau began working in private practice.  She worked as an Attorney with the law firm of Campbell Clark Yemensky in Ottawa, Canada, where she represented clients in court and negotiated settlements on their behalf.  Campbell Clark Yemensky, a well established family law firm, is deeply involved in helping victims of domestic violence.

An Immigrant Representing Immigrants

Since moving to the United States, Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau continued working with victims of crimes and of domestic abuse within the sphere of immigration law.  As a whole, she focuses her practice exclusively on Immigration Law.  Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau has successfully represented clients before the Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and assisted in securing a wide array of immigration benefits including:  Family-Based Petitions, Asylum, VAWA, U Visas, DACA, Extensions of Status, Waivers, Humanitarian Visas, Adjustment of Status, Citizenship, and E-2 visas.  Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau has also demanded action from USCIS on petitions that the agency failed to adjudicate.

In 2017, Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau founded Compass Immigration P.A., a boutique law firm serving the Florida Panhandle.  Compass Immigration P.A. is committed to offering U.S. immigrants and the military community the highest quality of service tailored to the needs of each client.

Throughout her career, Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau has demonstrated an unwavering concern for human rights.  She is dedicated to zealously representing her clients and ensuring their rights are protected.  As an immigrant herself, she has been able to provide a unique perspective and greater understanding of her client’s position.

Finally, Mrs. Larochelle Nadeau is a proud member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).