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Cornelia Waugh


Cornelia Waugh is an immigration attorney at Murray Osorio PLLC. She attended the George Washington University Law School and was a student attorney at the GW Law Immigration Clinic. As a student attorney, Cornelia represented a client at his individual calendar hearing and argued for another client before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Cornelia also assisted clients with various matters such as EAD renewals, acquiring permanent residency and United States citizenship, and responding to requests for more evidence.

Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, Cornelia is passionate about immigration law and spent time interning with both CAIR Coalition and Murray Osorio during her law school career. She was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Gina L. Simms, an associate at the GW Law Review, and a volunteer with the MidAtlantic Innocence Project.

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar


  • 2023 George Washington University Law School, J.D
  • 2020 Hampton University, BA in Criminal Justice, Sociology Minor, Pre-Law Track, Summa Cum Laude


  • Education First Study Abroad Scholarship
  • American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship
  • Dean’s Recognition for Professional Development
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference Scholarship


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association


  • English Creole (Patois)

Interesting Fact

Cornelia loves going to the movies; spending time with family at the beach; and eating Devon House Ice Cream (Jamaica).