Practice Area

Inmigration Law

Immigration law services include: preparation of H-1B, L-1 and O-1 visa applications. Preparation of employment-based and family-based immigrant visas. Representation in deportation and removal hearings before the Immigration Court.

Wills, Trusts, Probates & Estate Administration

Preparation of wills and trusts. Preparation of probate and estate administration process.

Real State Law

Representation of buyers and sellers in sales of real estate, including condominium, residential houses and commercial properties.  Drafting and review of residential leases, commercial leases and/or subleases.

Small Business Transactions

Preparation and review of small business transactions such as contracts for purchase and sale of businesses. Due diligence performance with respect to prospective purchases. Secured transactions involving loans and collateral.

Name Changes

Representation in court proceedings to legally change a person’s name.

Corporate and Partnership matters

Creation of corporations, S-corporations, and LLC in Florida. Preparation of minutes for annual meeting of shareholders and directors. Preparation of by-laws, shareholder and subscription agreements.

About Mercedes

Mrs. Lopez Cisneros has 25 years of experience in a wide range of Immigration Law areas including family and employment based issues on both individual and corporate levels, and handles H-1B non-immigrant worker visas, O-1 visas for aliens of extraordinary ability, Labor Certification under PERM, E-1 and E-2 treaty and investor visas, multinational corporation transferee working visas (L-1), and all categories of I-140 Immigration Petitions.

Mercedes Lopez Cisneros received her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers Law School in Newark, NJ.  She obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from Rutgers Law School. Mrs. Lopez Cisneros was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1982 and to the Florida Bar in 1986. She has concentrated in the practice of Immigration Law and Real Estate.

For the past twenty five years Mercedes has participated in numerous radio and television programs in Miami, New York and New Jersey.

Mrs. Lopez Cisneros has also been involved with numerous aspects of criminal deportation issues, citizenship, and administrative appeals to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
She is proficient in Spanish and French.

Member of the Florida Bar Association
Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association