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David Mucci

undefinedDavid Mucci, Associate Attorney, has been an attorney since 2016, focusing his practice on family-based immigration, removal defense, and citizenship. Before joining Milla & Associates, Mr. Mucci developed and ran the immigration department of a small Chicago firm, and handled some criminal and civil cases that provided him with strong courtroom experience. With that valuable background, Mr. Mucci has the unique ability to view an immigration case through the lens of additional areas of law to ensure a thorough approach and strategy for our clients.

Mr. Mucci is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association (AILA) and is a member of AILA's Chicago chapter. He focuses with care on every case he handles, and passionately advocates for his clients to help them navigate the intricacies and difficulties of U.S. immigration law. Mr. Mucci advises clients of the possible options and outcomes, and works with clients to find the best solution for their particular situations and goals.

Mr. Mucci graduated cum laude with his juris doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was an Associate Editor on the Journal of Intellectual Property and graduated with the Praxis Experiential Learning Certificate. Mr. Mucci also graduated cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Florida.

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Admissions

  • Illinois, 2016

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2016 (Cum Laude)
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2013 (Cum Laude)

Community Involvement

  • Pilsen Alliance (a community organization focused on immigrant rights), February 2017 - present

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Notable Decisions

  • Deferred Inspection, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), 2018: Long-time permanent resident given deferred inspection upon return trip to the U.S. due to arrest history. Prepared the client, coordinated documents, submitted an argument, and appeared for the deferred inspection appointment. Upon review, CBP granted admission and returned client's permanent resident card ("green card").

  • Knowledgeable and Accessible Immigration Attorney

    “Result: Application for adjustment of status to permanent resident (“green card”) approved Robert Milla has been our attorney for years as my wife and I waited and waited for DOMA to be struck down and he was right there the minute it happened to represent us in attaining her Permanent Resident Status. We couldn’t be happier with Robert's expertise, availability to talk with us and answer all our questions and skillfully represent us throughout the past few years of this important process. I highly recommend him to any family with immigration issues. He is very knowledgeable and accessible to his clients.”

    Anonymous

  • Very satisfied and grateful!

    “I am glad i went to Milla & Associates, I worked with Justin Hoefflicker to get my H1B he was very helpful, Justin explained everything in terms i could understand, he gave me options, where i thought i had none, Finally, I got an approval letter from USCIS for my H1B Visa, i'm very satisfied and grateful.”

    Ahmad

  • He was honest about what to expect & there were no hidden ...

    “I hired attorney Robert Milla to file for my papers here in Chicago. I waited for over 20 years to apply for my green card. He took the time to answer all my questions, he was honest about what to expect and there were no hidden charges for his services.”

    Paulo

  • Impressive work and professionalism.

    “My husband and I had a very complicated I601 and I212 waiver case and had to hire an attorney no matter what. We searched online for weeks trying to find the best one since we were living in Costa Rica and wanted an attorney from Chicago. We hired Robert after reading his impressive curriculum and experience, plus he did not have any issues with the bar. I am a Costa Rican citizen married to a USC. All of our communication was done over the phone and email but that didn't make it less personal. I am a complete "worrier", I worry about every single thing that can go wrong and I ask a ton of questions. He was always happy to answer them in a timely manner. With Robert's guidance and expertise we were able to put together a very strong argument as to why my husband couldn't live in Costa Rica and why he needed me with him. Although this is the truth, it is extremely hard to know how to accurately prove this to USCIS, you really have to know how the waiver process works and doing it without a responsible and honest lawyer is not what would recommend to ANYONE. Robert helped us file the waiver and it was approved today, November 21st 2013!!! I WOULD ABSOLUTELY, HANDS DOWN recommend Attorney Robert Milla for any immigration matter, he knows what he is doing and has the experience needed to win cases. My husband and I will be forever thankful to Robert for bringing us together again”

    Anonymous

  • David was very sweet and we saw that they really wanted to help we didn’t make us feel less of a person we were treated with respect and understanding.

    “My name is Katrina and my husband is Alfonso we were coming back from Mexico after seeing our family for the first time in over 16 years. In our arrival back to Chicago my husband was detained and was taken to a room leaving our 2 daughters and myself with no answers no information nothing, for 2& half hours waiting, that I can say was a very scary and upsetting time for us. Once we came together again they just gave us a paper saying we had to appear at immigration and had no idea what they needed or what to do we were in the dark. I looked up lawyers and found who I can call my family David Mucci and Robert Milla they worked with us told us what we had todo also stood by our side every step of the way answered every question and concerns we had. David was very sweet and we saw that they really wanted to help we didn’t make us feel less of a person we were treated with respect and understanding. I would recommend them to anyone who is ever in a situation like ours because I know that they will give 120% , we went to our immigration date and left with a great result we had everything they needed and more and my husband was ok to travel again it was the best feeling ever to leave knowing everything is ok now. I can’t thank them enough for there hard work and dedication to my family David was an awesome and amazing layer and I would call him to be by our side again and again .”

    Katrina

  • Great Team!

    “Robert and his assistant Maria have done a great job for my marriage based green card application. The case went smoothly and got approved easily. Thank You!”

    Anonymous

  • Complicated N400 case!

    “I found Milla & Associates through Avvo as he had great ratings and reviews by previous clients. I had a fairly complicated case of immigration for naturalization N400) through a spouse as I had been out of the country for very large chunks of time. Robert was an excellent guide in terms of how to approach the case and what documents to include/exclude in order to make my case stronger. He was thorough with his research and very well acquainted with the whole process. Despite my super complicated case, he put it forward in such a way that it was a smooth approval. He made our immigration journey stress free and having him next to me at my interview made me feel confident since he is very competent! I highly highly recommend him for any immigration law cases”

    Hani

  • Best lawyer

    “As a client, i was very impressed by the level of profesionalism and knowledge demonstrated by Robert Milla and his staff. I feld confortable, and trusted his abilities to obtain positive outcomes for my immigration case. I highly recommend Robert Milla and his firm”

    Anonymous

  • Robert is an outstanding immigration lawyer

    “Robert is an outstanding immigration lawyer and I would recommend him to absolutely anybody that is looking for a trustworthy and responsible service.”

    Camelia

  • One of the best Lawyer in Chicago

    “I heard about this lawyer from one of my classmate. He was saved from being deported by Mr. Milla and that's when I finalized him to handle my case of filing and getting papers through my spouse. Mr. Milla handled all the paperwork and all I had to do is just sign the papers and my filing was done with such an ease. He was there with us in our interview too and more than myself I trusted his decisions and instincts and I was correct. I was really lucky that my friend recommended him to me and I am sure you will feel the same ones u successfully finish your case with him. Result: Application for adjustment of status to permanent resident (“green card”) approved”

    Ishani