Support Staff

Guadalupe Gomez
Office Manager

Guadalupe (Lupita) is our Office manager, working out of our Bloomington Office.

Lupita has over 14 years of experience in accounting and over 10 years in Office Management.

Her role is essentially to manage the office and ensure everything is running smooth. She makes sure the partners and paralegals have everything they need daily.

Lupita was born and raised in Texas. She moved to Minnesota in September of 2019.

When she is not working, Lupita enjoys spending time at home with her husband and having her daughters over on the weekends.

Languages:
English and Spanish


Sonia Florentin
Paralegal

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.

Languages:
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.

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 Armbrecht
Paralegal

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.

Languages:
English and Spanish.


Claudia Garcia
Paralegal

Claudia is a paralegal that works in our Bloomington office. She assists attorneys, Matthew Armbrecht and Jerzy Guzior, 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 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.

Languages:
English and Spanish


Maija Neuman
Paralegal

Maija Neuman Is a paralegal that works at the Bloomington office. She aids attorneys with litigation, criminal, family, and other various cases. She drafts, prepares, and files various documents with the courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

When she is not working, Maija spends her time with family, friends, and exercising. She is an avid Green bay Packers fan and loves to volunteer with non-profit organizations.

Languages:
English

Maija graduated from Rasmussen College from the A.A.S. Paralegal in 2011. She is currently pursuing her B.S. degree