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Carlos Murillo

Finance Manager Carlos has been with Federal Immigration Counselors since 2016. He started as a Legal Clerk until moving up to the position of Finance Manager. Carlos obtained his Bachelor’s…

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Mario L. Anleu

Rafael Landivar University 2012 Mario L. Anleu Roque is an associate at Federal Immigration Counselors AZ APC. His practice focuses on Immigration Removal Defense and specializes in the detained docket.…

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Alma Reyes

Legal Assistant Alma D. Reyes has worked with Federal Immigration Counselors since inception and with Christopher J. Stender since 1994. She started as a legal clerk and is now the…

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Lewis R. Gilbreath

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law 2016 Lewis Gilbreath is an associate attorney with Federal Immigration Counselors as of February 2018.  He grew up in Nogales, Arizona and is fluent…

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Marco Contreras

Legal Assistant Mr. Marco Contreras has worked together with Federal Immigration Counselors since its inception. He maintains a separate office and offers investigation services. Mr. Contreras has worked alongside Attorney…

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Jessica A. Lewis

Gonzaga University School of Law 2013 Jessica Lewis is a senior attorney at Federal Immigration Counselors and specializes in Habeas Corpus petitions in the Federal District Courts, appellate arguments, bonds…

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Marshall G. Whitehead

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific 1976 Marshall G. Whitehead has worked at Federal Immigration Counselors in Phoenix, Arizona since 2014 in an Of Counsel relationship.  Mr. Whitehead…

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Chris J. Stender

Syracuse University School of Law 1990 Christopher J Stender is the principal at Federal Immigration Counselors of Phoenix, Arizona and San Diego, California.  He graduated in 1990 from Syracuse University…

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