Meet Our Team
An immigration law firm in Sarasota and Fort Myers, Florida, that serves
a worldwide clientele
Attorney Anthony "Tony" Olson obtained his law degree from Tulane
University. He has been practicing in all areas of employment and family-based
immigration law since 2000. Tony has lived and studied in Europe for extensive
periods of time, and he has gained a solid understanding of other cultures
and immigrants' hopes for a successful future in the United States.
He is actively participating in lobbying efforts by legal, community-based,
and business organizations that promoted comprehensive immigration reform
and expanded opportunities for legal immigration.
Tony is fluent in English, German, and Czech, and conversant in Swedish,
Hungarian, Russian, and Spanish.
Yaril Santecchia is originally from Puerto Rico. She holds a Bachelor's
Degree in Political Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico. She joined
the law firm of Anthony Olson, P.A.in 2005, where she specializes in employment-based
and EB-5 investment immigration paralegal work.
Yaril is bilingual in both English and Spanish.
Renate Richter is originally from Germany. She joined our law offices in
2004. Renate is administrative manager for the law firm, and she specializes
as paralegal in the area of family-related case processing.
Renate is bilingual in both English and German.
Elise Heiman Chan, originally from Hong Kong, China, holds a Bachelor’s
Degree in Finance from the University of South Florida, and an advanced
certificate in Paralegal Studies from State College of Florida. Elise
is working with the law offices of Anthony Olson, P.A. as a paralegal
and as liaison for our Asian clients. She specializes in developing the
Chinese market and assists in the processing of EB-5, L-1, and E-2 employment-based
cases, and family-related cases.
Elise is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English.
Paul Marchon-Arnaud, originally from Arles, France, holds a License Degree
of Law and two Masters in Business Law from the University Paul Cezanne
of Aix-en-Provence, France. Paul is working with the law firm of Anthony
Olson, P.A. as a paralegal and as liaison for our French clients. He assists
in the processing of EB-5 and E-2 investor immigration cases.
Paul is fluent in French and English.
Andrea Almaraz, originally from Sarasota, Florida has an associates Degree
in Paralegal Studies from Keiser University. Andrea works as receptionist
for our law firm.
Andrea is bilingual in both Spanish and English.