Clara Ignich

Clara Ignich

Law Clerk
Greensboro, North Carolina

Clara joined the Roupas Law Firm in September 2016 as a Law Clerk, while her admission to the North Carolina Bar is pending.  She assists Mr. Roupas on all manner of cases, from divorce, separation, child support and custody to small business matters, estate work, and personal injury.

Prior to joining the Roupas Law Firm, PLLC Clara worked as an associate attorney focusing on immigration law  in New York, NY. She  represented both detained and non-detained clients in all phases of removal proceedings in numerous venues throughout the Unites States.  Clara also represented clients seeking adjudication of family and employment-based visa petitions, adjustment of status, and naturalization before USCIS. She also successfully handled appeals before the Board of Immigation Appeals and the AAO.

Clara earned a J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2009, where she served as Senior Production Editor for the Federal Communications Law Journal. Prior to law school, she graduated magna cum laude in with a B.A. in Classics and English from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Bar Admission: New York - 2010
Admission Pending: North Carolina

Areas of Practice

  • 100% General Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2010


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Law Review: Fed. Comm. L.J., Sr. Prod. Editor, 2008 - 2009
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2006
    • Major: Classics & English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AILA, Member, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Spar & Bernstein, PC, Associate Attorney, 2015 - 2016
  • Yerman & Associates, LLC, Associate Attorney, 2012 - 2015