Anya V. Russel

Anya V. Russell

Anya V. Russell assists clients in divorce and custody, as well as immigration matters.


Born and raised in Russia in a family of doctors and teachers, she received her B.A. and M.A. in jurisprudence with a minor in translation in the sphere of professional communication from Volgograd Academy for Public Administration in 2007. Upon graduation, she worked as a judicial assistant and taught English as a second language at a foreign language school before moving to the U.S. in 2009. In 2014, Anya graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School magna cum laude and became a member of the Michigan State Bar and Calhoun County Bar. Throughout law school, Anya worked at a local small law firm as a legal assistant, where she obtained over four years of legal experience.

My focus is family-based immigration. If you have a loved one or a family member that is residing outside of the U.S., I may be able to assist you with filing the applicable petition to help them move to the U.S., if the immigration requirements are met. Once your family member is in the U.S., they may need to adjust status to become a legal permanent resident and later to get citizenship. I am thankful for the opportunity to consult with you about which petition is best suited for your situation, and what steps you need to take in order to file it. I’m also fluent in Spanish and Russian.


The majority of Anya’s practice is focused on:

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