The Law Offices of Manuel Rivera, Esq. & Associates, P.C.

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The Law Offices of Manuel Rivera, Esq. & Associates, P.C.

1501 Langston Blvd., Suite 208, Arlington, VA 22209 Phone: 703-807-2003

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Manuel Rivera

Founding Attorney

Location: Arlington, Virginia

Phone: 703-807-2003


Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

Family Law

Immigration & Naturalization Law

Workers' Compensation Law

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, 1986

District of Columbia

U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


Antioch School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia


Rhode Island College

M.Ed. - 1982

Rhode Island College

B.A. - 1979

Major: Political Science

Major: Public Administration

Major: Spanish Literature

Representative Cases

In re Alba Luz Gutierrez-Lopez, A 28 758 771 (BIA 1992)

Asylum Co, and Insurance Designers of Maryland v. Palemon Casarrubia Gonzalez, aka ArmandoCasarrubia Gonzalez, 10 A.3d619 (D.C 2010)

Casarrubia-Gonzalez v. DOES, 12-AA-1603 (Per Curiam D.C. 2013)

Lorena Elizabeth Mira v. Alberto R. Gonzalez, AG, No. 06-2331

Honors and Awards

Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Desfile Las America (Lo Nuestro) During Hispanic Heritage Month, 1993

Donor - Southern Poverty Law Center, inducted into the Wall of Tolerance in Montgomery, Alabama, to provide inspiration to all those who choose to take a stand against hatred

Former Governor Appointee, R.I. Government Commission on Bilingual Education

Former Democratic Candidate for State Representative to the Rhode Island General Assembly (District 19) (1980)

Former Criminal Justice Act Attorney of the District of Columbia Superior Court for Felonies and Misdemeanor cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Bar Association for the District of Columbia

District of Columbia Traffic Panel

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Superior Court Criminal Trial Lawyers Association

District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

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The Law Offices of Manuel Rivera, Esq. & Associates, P.C., serves clients throughout the Washington, D.C., metro area, as well as Virginia and Maryland, as well as throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. We serve clients in Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, Annandale, Springfield, Herndon, Reston, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, College Park, Germantown, Frederick, Hyattsville, Bowie, Annapolis and other communities in Fairfax County, Montgomery County and Prince George's County.