Lisette is the Supervising Attorney at the Law Offices of Johanna Herrero, Miami Branch. She was born in Cuba and came to the United States when she was 10 years old. Her immigrant roots and strong appreciation for the law makes her a strong support system for the firms client base. As a Cuban American she is able to relate the clients and their struggles. She is a 2016 graduate of Suffolk Law School in Massachusetts and attended Florida International University as an undergraduate. Lisette joined the firm with extensive experience with USCIS and EOIR, from her former internship at the Department of Homeland Security.
Lisette manages the firms Miami branch and handles the EOIR and USCIS dockets. She has particular expertise in the process including provisional unlawful presence waivers, waivers of inadmissibility, adjustment of status, naturalization, and motions before the Immigration Court. Lisette has also participated in a semester-long immigration law clinics and a semester-long administrative law clinic, both of which focused on immigration law in both a public interest organization and a private Boston immigration firm. Lisette's work with the Law Offices of Johanna Herrero has a particular emphasis on the firm’s Waivers, Motions and Detainees. She has also represented the firms younger clients through the Special Immigrant Juvenile process in both Massachusetts and Florida Probate and Family Court as well as before USCIS and EOIR. She also focuses on U visas and VAWA applications as well as provisional unlawful presence waivers, adjustments of status, naturalization, and motions at the Executive Officer for Immigration Review.
Attorney Cardo has participated in national broadcasts in Univision discussing complex topics in Immigration law, as well as commercial features in Telemundo Boston and Naples. She has also served as the Attorney Host of a weekly program “Inmigracion al Momento” in Miami’s Caracol and Actualidad Radio. Attorney Cardo also participates in weekly Facebook Live Broadcasts in an effort to communicate with a broader national audience.
Memberships and Admissions Lisette is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Massachusetts Bar Association
J.D., Suffolk Law School,
Florida International University, B.A
Memberships and Admissions
Lisette is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in the state of Florida, in the US District Court, the District of Massachusetts, and the First Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals.
She is part of:
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
American Bar Association