Laura McFarlane, Senior Paralegal


Laura McFarlane was Mr. Mella’s first employee. She began her career in law as a high school intern working in her father’s law office, which handled worker’s compensation cases.

Laura attended St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, majoring in International Relations. She had fulfilled one of her dreams and ambitions by spending a semester in London, England, attending the Birkbeck College, University of London.

After her father passed, Laura joined the law offices of Larry Pitt and Associates, in the immigration law department. There, she began working for Tahir Mella; joining his office when it was established in 2001. Laura has been diligently working there ever since, and now specializes in consular processing, special waiver applications, and analyzing immigration cases.