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Ms. Tapia-Ruano has extensive experience with all legal areas within the field of US immigration laws. She also has experience in family and employment law and representing respondents in administrative and federal courts.
7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 1991
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1980
Hourly Rate: Some cases are flat fee arrangements. Others are charged at $201-$250/hour.
Retainer: Varies upon case. Initial one-hour consultation is $150.
Year of Birth: 1955
Additional languages spoken: Spanish
Law School: DePaul University College of Law, J.D.
Undergraduate School: Illinois Wesleyan University
Principal at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C., 1993-2006
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Our firm believes that through immigration, the American dream is continuously renewed. We're dedicated to helping immigrants and their families realize this dream, and to assist businesses in meeting their unique human resource needs.
The firm's founder, Carlina Tapia-Ruano, is widely renowned as a leading expert in immigration law. For over 30 years, she has represented individuals and businesses in every sort of action before the immigration service; published articles on immigration issues; taught immigration law; publicly advocated for immigration reform; appeared on TV and radio to inform on immigration developments; and participated as an executive in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), immigration law's influential national bar association.
Under the leadership of Ms. Carlina Tapia-Ruano, our firm provides its clients with sound counsel and effective representation in almost every aspect of immigration law. Tapia-Ruano & Gunn P.C. has the experience and capacity to promptly address and provide for your legal needs.
For those to whom Spanish is their primary language, all attorneys and staff at Tapia-Ruano & Gunn P.C. speak Spanish.
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