Colorado, US
In November 2012, Juan Carlos co-founded and was appointed a Partner in Fragomen’s Mexico office. Juan Carlos is experienced in providing strategic immigration planning to multinational companies doing business in Mexico, and will continue to work closely with clients to help them achieve and maintain compliance with immigration laws and regulations.
He is strongly committed to providing tailor-made counseling and a high level of service to clients.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Juan Carlos was a co-founder of a Mexican law firm that focused on representing multinational companies in the field of immigration law, and worked with Fragomen as one of the partners in our Local Advisor Network.

Juan Carlos speaks English and Spanish.


Universidad Panamericana | Attorney at Law, 2000


Listed in The Best Lawyers in Mexico, Immigration Law, 2020

Listed in Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration, 2010 to 2019

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Mexico

Member, Mexican Bar Association

Member, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Co-founded a Mexican law firm that provided tailor-made assistance to multinational companies in the field of Mexican immigration and corporate law

Served as former Legal Manager of the International Legal Services department at a Big Four accounting firm, responsible for the firm’s immigration practice

Developed immigration strategies and solutions for Mexican merger and acquisitions transactions of Fortune 500 companies. Advised high level officials at the National Institute of Migration (“INM”) in Mexico regarding recent changes to immigration law and regulations (IDEM)

Publications and Lectures

Author, “Responding to Changes and Challenges in Mexico’s Immigration Regulations.” In Immigration Law Client Strategies in Mexico: Leading Lawyers on Interpreting the New Immigration Manual, Developing A Successful Client Strategy, and Navigating Government Agencies, edited by Michaela Falls, 7-16, United States: Aspatore Books, 2010. Print.

Panelist, “Doing Business in Latin America - What You Need to Know.” Panel presentation, American Council on International Personnel’s 40th Anniversary Symposium Celebration, Arlington, VA, June 6, 2012.