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Ruben David Sanmiguel

About Ruben Sanmiguel

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Attorney Ruben D. Sanmiguel was born in Hinsdale, IL and grew up in Arlington Heights, IL. His education includes a BA in History (1982) and a Law degree (1990) from Loyola University of Chicago. He speaks Spanish fluently.

Ruben Sanmiguel began his legal career as an attorney with the Office of the Cook County Public Defender (1991-2002). He later worked as an Operations Advisor-Contractor for the Department of Defense and the U.S. State Department in the Caribbean (2002-2004).

Ruben Sanmiguel entered private practice in 2004, opening the Law Offices of Ruben Sanmiguel in Sugar Grove, IL where he continued as a criminal defense attorney. He also assists clients with DUI/traffic defense and driver's license reinstatement with the Secretary of State Department of Administrative Hearings.  Ruben also helps clients with Real Estate Buy/Sell transactions and Foreclosure Defense.

In 1994 Ruben became a licensed attorney in the State of Florida. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar, the Kane County Bar, the DuPage County Bar, West Suburban Bar and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.

Before becoming an attorney, Ruben served as a U.S. Navy officer on the aircraft carrier, USS Kitty Hawk, CV-63 (1984-1986). He later served tours of duty as an analyst in the United Kingdom, and the U.S. Embassies in Costa Rica, Peru and Barbados. He retired from the Naval Reserve in 2002.  LCDR Sanmiguel volunteers as a Blue and Gold Officer; helping students apply for nominations to the U.S. Naval Academy.

The Law Offices of Ruben Sanmiguel are located in Aurora, Illinois. His office telephone number is (630) 844-2393.  For more information please visit

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