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Get to know the Bañuelos Law Firm family


Founded in 1994 by Emilia C. Bañuelos with a dream to help her community, Bañuelos Law Firm has grown to become one of the premier immigration law offices in the valley of the sun. Over the years the firm has stayed true to remaining family owned and operated, and welcomed the addition of two more attorneys, Vicenta and Lilia. This increased capacity ensured that the firm grew beyond its’ immigration roots to also become their client’s first choice for personal injury cases and estate planning. Our firm continues to grow, we now have more than a dozen employees and provide legal support and solutions to hundreds of Arizonans yearly. We believe the reason the majority of our clients return for additional help, and regularly refer us to their loved ones,  is due to our unwavering commitment to providing the best support possible to our diverse community.The trust our clients put in us is invaluable, and we work tirelessly to maintain that trust. It has been our sincere pleasure to be your go to law office for more than 20 years and counting!


I consider myself the happiest and hardest working attorney in Arizona, with the biggest heart and desire to help my clients as much as I can. I care about each person who walks in my office and treat them as I would like to be treated. I would like to be remembered as someone who made a positive difference in people's lives.”

          -     Emilia C. Bañuelos


Attorney Emilia C. Bañuelos


As the founder of Bañuelos Law Firm Emilia has been providing legal services to the community since 1994. A well-known and respected Arizona attorney she graduated from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law in 1993 and was named Woman of the Year by Mujeres Únicas and Radio 1190am in 2013. She is continuously recognized because of her outstanding contributions to the Latino community through volunteerism, activism, and the promotion of social equality. Don’t miss her show (in Spanish) every Thursday at 1pm on 1190am for up to date immigration news.

Vicenta Bañuelos-Rodriguez


Vicenta has been a part of Bañuelos Law Firm since the very beginning. In 2004 she also graduated from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. She specializes in immigration law and has helped countless individuals and families get the help they need.

Attorney Lilia Hidalgo


The most recent attorney to join the Bañuelos Law Firm holds a BS in Justice Studies from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.  She continues the legacy of her aunts Emilia and Vicenta, with a specialization in overseeing personal injury cases.

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