Meet Our Staff
Office Manager & Paralegal
Vita began working for DeCosmo Law in November of 2018. With her prior work experience as a paralegal, Vita brings her expertise in criminal matters as well as family matters such as divorce, custody, and guardianships. Vita also manages many aspects of the business end of the practice including accounting, human resources, and various other office dynamics.
Abigail Juarez joined the firm in May 2022. She received her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers-Camden University in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Abigail has always had a strong interest in immigration law as she comes from immigrant parents and understands the fear of being separated from family. She exhibits understanding, compassion, and care for the immigrant community. She is also fluent in Spanish and English.
Gidon joined the firm in August of 2022. He studied Philosophy at Swarthmore College, earning a Bachelor of Arts with high honors. Gidon loves meeting clients, hearing their story, and telling their narrative in the most compelling way possible. He can be seen reading the New Yorker on the PATCO or biking home to West Philadelphia. Gidon is fluent in Hebrew and is learning Spanish. ¡Habla español con él — quiere mejorar!
Alexia Ramos joined the DeCosmo Law team in December of 2019 as a receptionist while pursuing a degree in Accounting at Rutgers University. Alexia is now the firm’s Legal Assistant, providing paralegal support while also working closely with clients. She is fluent in Spanish.
Receptionist / Client Coordinator
Darling brings many years of client-focused experience to DeCosmo Law. As a fluent Spanish speaker, Darling is committed to ensuring access to legal assistance for DeCosmo Law’s Spanish speaking clients and providing them with a friendly and hospitable experience.
Leonela Villacis began working for DeCosmo Law in April of 2019. Leonela has over ten years of immigration paralegal experience. She handles family-based immigration cases, permanent residency applications, citizenship applications, U-Visa petitions, removal cases and waivers of inadmissibility. Her passion for justice transcends the workplace through volunteering for her community and using her digital platforms to be vocal on injustices against underrepresented minorities. Leonela is fluent in Spanish.