Attorney Pamela Peynado Stewart is a Partner at Lee & Peynado Immigration Law Group. At the age of 29, she became the youngest and only female partner in the history of the firm. Mrs. Peynado Stewart handles a variety of immigration issues with a focus on deportation, removal and family based immigration cases. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, she migrated to New York City and later moved to Georgia.
Mrs. Peynado Stewart attended Georgia State University (GSU), where she was named GSU’s Faculty Scholar for academic achievement. In 2006, while a student at GSU, she began working as a receptionist for Lee, Lynch & Ford. It was under the supervision of George E. Lee, that she developed a passion for immigration law and helping others through the process. Her life experience as an immigrant made working in the field of immigration law the perfect fit. Mrs. Peynado Stewart went on to obtain a law degree from Georgia State University College of Law. During her matriculation, she was elected to serve as the President of the Hispanic Student Bar Association and selected to be a member of the school’s Student Trial Lawyer Association.
Mrs. Peynado Stewart has over twelve years of experience in the field of Immigration and Nationality law. She has successfully represented countless of individuals in their immigration matters and aggressively defended immigrants in deportation and removal proceedings all over the United States. Mrs. Peynado Stewart is regularly invited to speak at panels and conferences on immigration related topics. She has been recognized for her leadership, community service and achievement in the field. Most recently, she was selected as a 2018 Rising Star for the State of Georgia by the Super Lawyer. Mrs. Peynado Stewart has held leadership positions in various organizations, such as the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Multi Bar Leadership Council, Latin American Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
When she is not helping her clients, Mrs. Peynado Stewart enjoys giving back to her community. She serves on the board of Caring for Others and co-founded Project CPF. Both are human services organizations that help the less fortunate. Mrs. Peynado Stewart also finds great joy in mentoring young lawyers and students. In 2017, she served as an assistant coach of the Maynard Jackson High School Mock Trial team and currently serves as a coach of the South Gwinnett High School Mock Trial team.