Zaira Solano - Spanish Speaking Atlanta Lawyer

Zaira Solano

Zaira earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Georgia College & State University. While earning her degree, she worked in the office of a solo practitioner in the metro Atlanta area. She gained valuable, hands-on experience in family law, criminal law, and worker’s compensation law prior to her legal education.

Zaira worked for several firms throughout the Atlanta area while earning her law degree at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.  Zaira discovered her passion for immigration during law school. Later in her training, she clerked at an immigration firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Zaira also worked in the Fulton County Public Defender’s Office in the Complex Case Division. In 2011, Zaira founded Solano Law Firm with a focus on immigration law to serve the Latino community. She believes in providing honest representation and educating clients throughout the process.

Zaira Solano was raised in Weehawken, New Jersey in a tightly knit Dominican family. She is fluent in both Spanish and English. Zaira realized a childhood ambition when she became an attorney.  She created a game plan and worked hard to achieve her goals. During her free time, Zaira loves to go to the beach with her husband and two dogs, Sasha and Sierra. She also enjoys spending time with family, reading, and going to concerts.

 Education

  • Georgia College & State University, B.A.
  • Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia

Memberships

  • AILA Military Assistance Program
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Atlanta John Marshall Law School Alumni Board
  • Georgia Hispanic Bar Association

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Tanya L. Tidwell

Born in Georgia and raised in Alabama, Tanya enjoyed a wonderful childhood with her parents and two sisters, as they spent summers traveling and discovering history all over the world and the school year exploring North America, by visiting national landmarks and attending theatre, opera, and symphonies throughout the country. This experience inspired Tanya to make a difference in the world. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a double major in Biology and Marine Biology, Tanya earned her law degree in 2002 from Cumberland Law School in Birmingham, AL.

Upon graduating from law school, Tanya spent many years working in all areas of the law, however, she never forgot her dream of making a difference in the world and in 2013 moved to Costa Rica to learn Spanish, where she spent hundreds of hours immersed in language and culture. In 2015, he returned to the United States to begin working with the immigrant population, one of the most marginalized and discriminated against the populations of this country. She has been working exclusively in immigration law since 2016 and she particularly loves being able to work with the Hispanic population and help them with all of their immigration needs.

Tanya is blessed to have a wonderful, loving, and supportive wife and children. When she’s not working, Tanya and her family enjoy traveling all over the world. They spend as much time as possible on the water and especially anticipate their diving adventures. In addition to spending free time with her family and friends, Tanya loves to read historical fiction and to cook all of the different foods she has discovered while visiting different cultures. She is very happy to be on this journey through life with her family and she is excited about the opportunity to serve the immigrant community with the law firm Solano.

 Education

  • University of Alabama, B.S.
  • Cumberland School of Law, J.D.
  • IPED Languages Plus, Spanish Studies

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama

Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  •  Alabama Guardian ad Litem