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.


English and Spanish


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.


English and Spanish

Aleksandra Miller


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.


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.

Henna Bagha


HennaHenna is a paralegal working in our Minneapolis office. She assists in preparation and filing of DACA applications, naturalization applications, criminal matters, U-visas and family-based immigration applications.

When she is not working, she enjoys reading, writing, volunteering, and spending time with family.


English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, and Cutchi

Henna graduated from Hamline University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies and Criminal Justice along with a Paralegal Certificate and a Spanish Proficiency Certificate.

Maria Medina

Legal Assistant

MariaMaria is a legal assistant and assists with receptionist duties in our Minneapolis office, ensuring that our office is accessible, serving as an interpreter, and organizing community outreach in the various areas we service.

Maria has years of experience working with the immigrant communities through volunteering her time to political activism for the advancement of immigrants. She also has experience working at a law firm as well as experience working as an intern in the Communications/HR Departments at Centro Campesino and the Hormel Institute Cancer Research Center.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family in Austin, MN.


English and Spanish

Maria is currently working on her BA in Communications and Business Administration at Augsburg College.