Attorney Ana Patricia Rueda was born in the small town of Villa Insurgentes, Zacatecas, Mexico. When she was seven, her father managed to become an American citizen and help his family emigrate to the United States. Since then, Ms. Rueda has lived in the city of Chicago. She received her Bachelor's degree in Political Science with the specialty of Criminology and Justice Law from the University of Illinois in 2012. During this stage, Attorney Rueda discovered her passion for seeking justice and helping others. For this reason, she went to attend the Illinois Institute of Technology at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she received his law degree in 2016.
During law school, the lawyer worked at a criminal defense clinic and also completed an internship with the Cook County Public Defender's Office. She received the Best Lawyer in Intention award in January 2015 and the CALI Excellence for the Future award in criminal litigation 2 in the fall of 2015. Although passionate about her opportunities to work in criminal defense, Rueda remained interested in immigration law , her true passion.
After graduating from law school, Ana Rueda passed the Illinois bar exam and was admitted to practice in November 2016. Immediately afterwards she had the opportunity to fulfill her dream of practicing immigration law when she was offered a position in the Law Office of Manuel Solís. Since then, she occupies the position of Associate Attorney and works mainly with clients in defense of removal (deportations) and exemptions of inadmissibility (waivers).
Attorney Rueda attributes the hard work and dedication of her parents to all her achievements to date. Her love for immigration law derives from her father's success story. For her, her father is a symbol of the immense value that working immigrants bring to this great country. Upon arriving at the Offices of Lawyer Manuel Solís, the lawyer has really learned the meaning of the words of the great Theodor Roosevelt: “By far, the best prize that life has to offer is to work hard at work worth doing”.
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