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Esteban Alfonso-Campana Rivera

Immigration Attorney at Minneapolis, MN

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  • Licensed for 13 years
    State MN
    Acquired 2011
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Esteban A. Rivera is admitted to practice as an attorney in the State of Minnesota and Ecuador, South America. In 2013, he founded Rivera Law Firm, LLC. At Rivera Law Firm, he serves as a managing partner and practices mainly Immigration Law. He handles employment-based immigration and family-based immigration cases before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). He also represents clients in removal proceedings in front of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (Immigration Court), Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. He also practices International Law with emphasis in Latin America.

Prior to founding Rivera Law Firm, he worked at Igbanugo Partners Int'l Law Firm, PLLC, where he worked mainly on Business Immigration and Individual Immigration matters. He worked at Igbanugo Partners for over three years handling very complex cases before USCIS, Immigration Courts, BIA and the U.S. Court of Appeal for the 8th Circuit. He represented hundreds of clients in all levels of U.S. immigration matters, including 500 Fortune companies as well as individual clients, and also in various litigated civil and criminal matters.

Prior to joining Igbanugo Partners, he worked as judicial extern to the Honorable Michael J. Roith in Anoka County, Minnesota. During the summer of 2009, he was selected as Minnesota Justice Foundation Summer Law Clerk and worked at Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Service in the Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Unit where he also handled immigration cases.

Born and raised in Quito, Ecuador, Mr. Rivera is a native Spanish speaker. He received his law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, where he graduated in the top 5 percent of his graduating class. Mr. Rivera worked for over five years as an associate and law clerk for two well-known law firms, where he practiced Intellectual Property and Corporate Law, representing mainly Forbes Global 2000 companies.

 

Mr. Rivera currently serves as Vice President of the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association and has been a Board Member and an Officer since 2009. He has also been serving as a Board Member of the Hennepin County Bar Association since 2011. He voluntered at Linea Legal Latina and currently volunters at Volunter Lawyers Network. He is the coach of the Hamline School of Law team at the Hispanic National Bar Association Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition.

 

Mr. Rivera is a member of the following organizations:

 

-American Immigration Lawyers Association

-Minnesota State Bar Association

-Hennepin County Bar Association

-Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association

-Hispanic National Bar Association

-Colegio de Abogados de Pichincha, Ecuador (Pichincha Bar Association)

Location

RIVERA LAW FIRM, LLC
310 4th Avenue S
Suite 7000
Minneapolis, MN, 55415

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AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • RIVERA LAW FIRM LLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Associate
  • Igbanugo Partners Int'l Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Associate
  • Falconi Puig Abogados
  • 2001 - 2007

Education

  • Hamline University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Ecuador
  • LL.B.
  • 2005

Sample of Legal Cases

  • JOSE OBTAINED HIS GREEN CARD AFTER FILING AN I-130, I-601A WAIVER AND CONSULAR PROCESSING IN CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO.
  • Lawful Permanent Status Approved
  • TESTIMONIAL FROM JEAN LEHMANN WHO OBTAINED A RESIDENTIAL (IMMIGRANT) VISA IN ECUADOR
  • Permanent Residency Visa Approved in Ecuador
  • JOSUE OBTAINED HIS GREEN CARD IN LESS THAN 4 MONTHS.
  • Lawful Permanent Status Approved
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Associations

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Secretary and Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association
  • President and various Board Positions
  • 2008 - 2017

Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Immigration Attorney | Jun 19
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Immigration Attorney | Oct 18
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Minneapolis Immigration Lawyer Esteban Alfonso-Campana Rivera
Esteban Alfonso-Campana Rivera
Immigration Attorney
Minneapolis, MN
Licensed for 13 years