LEGAL TEAM

JOHN ROTTIER

OWNER & CEO

BIO

John Rottier has been practicing law for about a decade. He is licensed by the state of Illinois and the state of Indiana as well as in federal court for the Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, Northern District of Indiana, and Southern District of Indiana. He speaks English, Spanish, German and some Chinese and French. He is originally from Northwest Indiana, currently lives in Chicago and has lived abroad in Spain, Germany, Mexico, and Taiwan. His spouse is an immigrant and has personally gone through the immigration process as both spouse and attorney, so John can personally relate with what you are going through on your case.

Besides being passionate about immigrants and immigration law at work, he is also very involved with the community on these issues. He is on the board of the directors for nonprofit Northern Illinois Justice for Our Neighbors, which is a faith-driven ministry of the United Methodist Church. In addition to being on the board of directors, he is also the volunteer coordinator for Justice For Our Neighbor’s Chicago legal clinic. He also volunteers with World Relief’s Good Neighbor Program, which helps support a new refugee family throughout their resettlement journey in the USA. He is also involved in different immigration ministries at Urban Village Church, where he is an active member.


EDUCATION
J.D., Law Degree

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2009


B.A.,International Studies and Spanish, Cum laude, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 2006


BAR ADMISSIONS

Indiana, 2009
Illinois, 2010
U.S. District Court Northern and Southern Indiana, 2009
U. S. District Court Northern Illinois, 2009

U.S. District Court for Central Illinois 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Illinois Bar Association
 

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NORMA NAVARRO

PARALEGAL

BIO
Norma P Navarro is paralegal for Rottier Law Office. She has been working in the legal field for 5 years, and has 20 years experience in customer service. She is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, and she is fluent in English and Spanish. 

Norma is well known for her professionalism and caring attitude towards clients. Being an immigrant herself, she understands the process and can relate to our clients easily.
When she isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time cooking, reading, and trying to keep up with the many activities of her daughter.

 

SANDRA MENDOZA

LEGAL INTERN

BIO

Sandra L Mendoza joins the team of Law Office of John Rottier for a fall internship. She is currently a senior at Saint Xavier University, majoring in Political Science and hopes to pursue career in law. Sandra is bi-lingual and is fluent in English and Spanish. Sandra was born and raised in Chicago, her family is originally from Michoacán and Guanajuato, Mexico.

Sandra first came to our office back in 2016 as a client for her husbands’ permanent residency. Her experience as a client makes here relatable to our clients. When Sandra is not at school or working as an intern, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, playing princesses and going to the park.

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