Samia Cook is the Senior Immigration Paralegal at Guirguis Law. She has been part of our Law Firm since December 2012. Samia has experience as an immigration paralegal working on complex removal proceedings cases, family petitions, citizenship applications, asylum applications, U Visas and other immigration matters. She is a valued asset in both the immigration and civil practice areas of the firm.
Samia is committed to providing the best client service by treating everyone who walks through our door with the respect and compassion they deserve. Samia is one of our bilingual staff members, and she is able to translate very complicated matters to our clients with comfort and ease. She is a true asset to the Guirguis Law team, and the pleasant smile that greets you when you enter our offices.
Samia was born in Mexico City, Mexico, where she attended school and received her Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering there as well. She has been a business co-owner in both Mexico and the United States. Her previous experience ranges from training to international trade. After working in different professional administrative positions, she developed an interest for the law, which she believes is the backbone of human society. She pursued her passion and became a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal after obtaining her Paralegal Certificate Program Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011.
Samia has volunteered at Wake County Public Schools, the SPCA and church ministries in the Triangle. She enjoys traveling, reading, working out and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite book is "The Pillars of the Earth."
Favorite quote: "The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it." - Thich Nhat Hanh