Support Staff

Yaidy Moreno

Lead Paralegal

Yaidy is the lead paralegal at Guzior Armbrecht Maher. She assists attorneys in the preparation and filing of high-quality family-based immigration applications and petitions, as well as removal defense and consular processing cases.

Prior to joining Guzior Armbrecht Maher, Yaidy taught Civil and Family Law at the University of Havana, Cuba.

Languages:

English and Spanish

Education:

Yaidy has a Law Degree from the University of Havana Law School in Cuba (2005).


Shannon Nistler

Office Manager

ShannonShannon is our office manager, working out of our Minneapolis office.

Shannon has over 20 years of experience in business administration and management, having spent 17 years in a volunteer-management position, and the last five years in an executive role. Shannon believes it is very important to treat everyone with dignity and respect, and he goes out of his way to provide outstanding customer service and great employee relations.

Shannon dedicates time each week as a volunteer in the Spanish-speaking community. In his free time, he enjoys being with his wife, two daughters, other family members, and friends. His other interests include playing golf, fishing, and he is an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings.

Languages:

English and Spanish


Aleksandra Miller

Paralegal

AlekAlek is a paralegal working in our St. Paul office.

Alek’s experience as a paralegal spreads over the areas of immigration, probate, and family law. She has aided attorneys in researching, analyzing and drafting family and employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions and applications, labor condition and PERM Applications, intestate and testate probate pleadings, wills, trusts, child custody and child-support petitions and motions.

When she’s not working, Alek spends her time reading, setting new goals, and learning as much as she can.

Languages:

English and Spanish

Alek graduated from Rasmussen College from the A.A.S. Paralegal program in 2010. Currently, she is pursuing her B.S. degree in Business from the University of Minnesota, and expects to graduate in 2017.


Gloria Bahamondes Ibanez

Paralegal

Gloria is a paralegal at our Minneapolis office. She aids attorneys with researching statutory and case law for criminal, civil and family law cases, and assists with drafting, preparing and filing various pleadings with district courts in the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Gloria was born and raised in Chile. She moved to the USA in 2002 and has remained in Minnesota ever since. She has a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Global studies.

When she’s not working, she enjoys cooking, dancing and watching a good movie.

Languages:

English and Spanish.


Claudia Garcia

Paralegal

Claudia is a paralegal that works in our West Saint Paul office. She assists attorney, Lisa Salazar, in the preparation and filing of family-based immigration applications and petitions, U visa and VAWA cases, Naturalization, as well as consular processing cases.

Prior to joining Guzior Armbrecht Maher, Claudia was a case manager at a nonprofit mentoring program for over six and a half years in Saint Paul.

When she is not working, Claudia enjoys spending time with her family, close friends, traveling, and discovering the world.

Languages:

English and Spanish

Education:

Claudia has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Spanish from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota (2010).


Belen Robles

Legal Assistant & Receptionist

Belen Robles is a Legal Assistant and Receptionist working at both our Minneapolis and West St. Paul Offices. Anticipating the needs of the firm is one of her many daily tasks. She provides Spanish interpretation, assists with incoming calls, appointment scheduling, and managing of staff calendars.  She is currently pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Linguistics and Communication. Belen values ​​her job and is grateful to work in a friendly and positive environment at Guzior Armbrecht Maher.  Being a part of a team where she can continue to acquire knowledge from others is her never-ending goal.

Languages:

English and Spanish