Juan Carlos Rivera, Esquire

Juan Carlos Rivera, Esquire

Mr. Rivera is an Associate Immigration Attorney with our firm.

Email: jrivera@immigrationmiami.com

Juan Carlos Rivera, Esquire, is a Miami-native whose interest in immigration law and passion for representing those in need of immigration relief has enabled him to champion successful outcomes on behalf of his clients. At the firm, Mr. Rivera focuses primarily on representing clients in Immigration Court and before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Mr. Rivera’s number one priority is to always advocate for his clients and their families with compassion, honesty, and an unwavering committment to their case . He has extensive experience handling immigrant petitions, non-immigrant petitions, special immigrant petitions, waivers, asylums, appeals, and removal defense.

Mr. Rivera is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he served as an Executive Notes Editor for the Florida Journal of International Law. He was awarded the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship, which allowed him the opportunity to work with an organization that handled a variety of complex immigration matters.

EDUCATION

University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL

Juris Doctor

  • Honors: Florida Journal of International Law, Executive Notes Editor
  • International Law Department, Research Assistant
  • Legal Drafting Book Award, Award Recipient
  • Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellow, Award Recipient

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Arts: Criminology and Spanish Literature Minor: Latin American Studies GPA 3.75

  • Honors: Department of Criminology and Sociology, Research Assistant
  • Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Vice-President
  • Dean’s List

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar Association —In Good Standing
  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Law Association (AILA)

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish