Support Staff

Sonia Florentin

Sonia is a paralegal who works in our Minneapolis office. She helps and assists our attorneys in the preparation and filing of various immigration related applications. These include family based immigration applications, U visas, citizenship, consular processing cases and DACA applications.

Sonia was born and raised in Mexico where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Affairs. Sonia has always been driven by her passion in the immigration field. She has also worked as a case manager with the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico assisting migrant communities in the United States.

When she is not working, Sonia enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and learning new things.

English and Spanish

Aleksandra Stuttgen
Lead Paralegal

AlekAlek is a paralegal working in our Bloomington 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.

Gloria Bahamondes Armbrecht

Gloria is a paralegal at our Bloomington 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.

English and Spanish.

Belen Robles
Legal Assistant & Receptionist

Belen Robles is a Legal Assistant and Receptionist working at our Bloomington office. 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.

English and Spanish

Marcela Marin

Marcela is our Receptionist at our St. Paul office. She greets and welcome clients and guests in person.

She answers phones in a timely manner and directs calls to the correct person. Marcela also provides administrative and clerical support as well as receiving and sorting incoming mail and packages.

Marcela is an international transplant from Chile, with nearly thirty years of administrative experience as well as experience in Spanish language interpretation in the medical field. She moved to Minnesota more than 25 years ago.

She enjoys gardening, all kinds of Latin dance and spending time with her family.

Spanish, English, and a conversational Dutch.

Marcela graduated from secretarial school in Santiago, Chile. She also has an Interpreter Certification.