Diana Rodriguez Flores
Diana Rodriguez Flores is a staff attorney for Refugee Representation in our Washington, DC office, where she provides mentorship and support to pro bono attorneys who represent asylum seekers and directly represents asylum seekers living in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. She has experience with asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, DACA, U Visa, NACARA, naturalization, and other immigration reliefs.
Prior to joining Human Rights First in 2022, Diana served for three years as a Staff Attorney for the Esperanza Center, Catholic Charities, in Baltimore, Maryland. At Esperanza, she represented non-detained clients before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Board of Immigration Appeals, and affirmatively at the United States Citizenship and Naturalization Services. Because of her commitment and passion for bettering the Latino Community in Baltimore, Diana received the 2021 Community Service Award from the Latino Providers Network. She previously worked as an attorney in private practice and served in the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Puerto Rico to help victims of Hurricane Maria.
Diana received her J.D. from the Pontifical University of Puerto Rico School of Law in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and her B.A. in Forensic Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is a member of Puerto Rico and Maryland State Bars. Diana is bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English