Our Team

Best immigration attorney in Salem Oregon

Terrence Green

Lead Attorney

Terrence Green was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and spent his early years Island hopping with his missionary parents throughout the Caribbean. After completing high school in his native Jamaica, Terrence immigrated to the United States to attended Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts. Mr. Green graduated from Eastern Nazarene College cum laude in 2003, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology. In 2011, he earned his Juris Doctorate from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and was admitted to the Oregon State Bar the same year.

During law school, Mr. Green worked at both the Oregon Department of Justice and the Bonneville Power Administration. During his third year, he also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution.

Terrence has dedicated his entire legal career to helping individuals and families through challenging times. Over his years of practice Mr. Green gained extensive legal experience in the areas of immigration and personal injury law. He has help hundreds of clients successfully resolve their legal challenges.

Terrence is compassionate and truly cares about each individual client that he helps. He truly wants what is right for each of his clients and works hard to make sure that their rights are protected.

Bar Admission

  • Oregon, 2011


  • J.D., Willamette University College of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Eastern Nazarene College, Psychology and Sociology, 2003, cum laude

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board

Alexander Spalding

Of Counsel Attorney

Alexander Spalding grew up in Oregon and graduated from Oregon State University in 2005 before traveling to Illinois to study at the University of Illinois, College of Law. He graduated cum laude, and returned to Oregon to begin his practice.

His prior work experience includes working as a judicial clerk for two judges: The Honorable Judge Donald O Brien in Chicago, IL and the Honorable Holly Clemons in Champaign, IL.

He and his family are a part of Oregon and the local Marion and Polk communities. He enjoys advocating and helping people during difficult times in their lives.

Bar Admission

  • Oregon


  • J.D., University of Illinois, College of Law, 2009, cum laude
  • B.A., Political Science, 2005

Karina Garcia

Legal Assistant

Karina was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. She is a first generation student and currently attending Chemeketa Community College in Salem, where she is pursuing an associates transfer degree. Her interest in immigration law was sparked from an early age because her parents immigrated to the United States from Mexico. Karian’s passion for social justice led her to join the Terrence Green Law team in 2019.

Outside of school and work, Karina enjoys spending time with her family and frequently visits her parents’ homeland in Guanajuato, Mexico.