Ingrid Domingues-McConville

Founder

Ingrid Domingues-McConville founded Domingues McConville, P.A. in 1995. Ingrid, a member of The Florida Bar since 1995, obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida and her law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Ingrid is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish and has sufficient knowledge of French, Croatian and Italian. She has served as a City Prosecutor for the City of Cooper City, Florida and has worked in academia as well as in International Banking.

With over 22 years of experience in Immigration Law, Ingrid has represented clients all over the United States and the world, in both business and family Immigration issues. She has helped businesses and individuals obtain visas and permanent residence in the United States.

Ingrid enjoys a significant leadership role in the Brazilian community in South Florida and throughout the United States, providing much needed guidance and advice. Ingrid has served a three-year term on the Florida Bar’s Unlicensed of Law Committee in Broward County. She belongs to many legal organizations including, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Broward County Women Lawyers’ Association and the Brazilian Business Group (BBG). Her columns in the “Gazeta News”, the foremost newspaper in the Brazilian community, has kept her readers informed for over 20 years. Ingrid also authors articles for numerous other publications. More recently, Ingrid was invited by the Brazilian Consulate in Miami, Florida to author the immigration related content to their newest publication, “A Guide to Doing Business in Florida”. Ingrid has been interviewed by local and international media and is frequently contacted to offer her views on Immigration related matters. She is frequently invited to hold Immigration lectures throughout Brazil and Florida.

Ingrid is Of Counsel to the renowned Law Firm, Gordon & Doner which specializes in personal and automobile accidents.

Elaine Frisbee

Paralegal

Born in England, Elaine attended Exeter University in Devon, England where she studied the principals of English law, torts and the legal system with English as a minor and clerked in a small country town solicitor’s office. Utilizing her exceptional English writing skills, on leaving college she worked for the B.B.C. as a Script Editor, first with the news department of a local radio station and then later with the television classical drama department in London. She immigrated to the United States in late 1979, becoming a lawful permanent resident in 1980 and a naturalized citizen in 1988. This immigrant experience was the inspiration for her desire to assist other immigrants through working in the field of immigration law as a paralegal. Over the past 35 years she has worked with sole practitioners, both new to the bar and highly experienced, as well as with large legal corporations, located from New York to Hawaii and Los Angeles to Miami. She has vast experience in all types of both immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions and applications filed with the US Department of Labor; US Department of Homeland Security and the US State Department. With each firm she has worked she has expanded her knowledge of both the law and the latest and newest technologies while all along affirming her desire to keep on working to assist other immigrants seeking to live and work in the United States of America.