ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm - immigration
Free & Standard Consultations Available
Over 20 Years Experience
703-261-6881   Virginia
301-251-4003   Maryland
202-973-0156   D.C.
Free & Standard Consultations Available

Over 20 Years Experience

703-261-6881   Virginia
301-251-4003   Maryland
202-973-0156   D.C.

Do you need a RUSH on Your Immigration Case? Contact us today about our Expedited Services for Preparation & Filing of U.S. Immigration matters.

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Anita D. Paka
  • Attorney


Fairfax, VA




Over 8 years of progressive legal experience in various roles providing support to ensure efficiency and compliance with legislation, legal research and writing, managing timelines and delivering results in a timely manner. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, PerfectLaw, USPTO's PAIR and EFS database, WIPO, EPO, JPO, Quick Books, Relativity. Advanced knowledge of Blue Book, cite checking, preparing Table of Contents and Table of Authorities. Fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi and Intermediate level in French and Spanish.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2017


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctorate - 2020
  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M. - 2001
  • Bombay University, Government Law College, Mumbai (Bombay)
    • LL.B. - 2000
  • George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia
    • Major: Paralegal Studies Certificate
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Alexandria, Virginia
    • M.A.
    • Major: Master of Public Administration and Policy (M.P.A)


  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, Student Assistant , 2002 to 2005

Past Employment Positions

  • Solo Practitioner, Estate Planning Attorney, (03/2018- present)
  • Document Review, Attorney, (02/2018 – present)
  • Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C., IP Specialist, 2014 to 2018
  • Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC, Patent Prosecution Paralegal, 2011 to 2014
  • Ruddy Law Office, PLLC, Paralegal/Law Clerk, 2010 to 2011
  • Internet Law Group, Paralegal/Legal Assistant , 2009 to 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Catholic Charities of The Diocese of Arlington, Hogar Immigrant Services, 2018
  • Pro bono Attorney, Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center (01/2018- Present)
  • Intern, Dist. Of Columbia Dep’t Of Parks And Recreation
  • Law Clerk, Greenpeace, Sierra Club And Forest Stewardship Council, 2001 to 2002


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • French
  • Spanish