Carlos M. Colombo

carlos colombo orlando immigration lawyerCarlos M. Colombo is a founding partner of the AV-Rated law firm of Colombo & Hurd, PL, where he leads the firm’s corporate, international and business immigration practices. With offices in Orlando and Miami, Mr. Colombo has created one of the most successful boutique law firms in the United States.

Mr. Colombo assists both businesses and individuals in mergers & acquisitions, international franchise structuring, complex business structuring, international business transactions, obtaining temporary visas and permanent resident status in a variety of categories, including visas for business partners, managers, executives, treaty investors and traders, and numerous world recognized sport figures, entertainers and celebrities.

Mr. Colombo has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies and has become the personal attorney in large-scale international transactions for many high net worth individuals. Mr. Colombo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and immigrated to the United States with his family following extended trips throughout the world, including three years of residency in Europe. Having personally experienced the hardships of the United States immigration system.  Mr. Colombo has a unique perspective in handling immigration and international business matters and understands the challenges that individuals and companies face in the context of U.S. immigration and international commerce.

Mr. Colombo has extensive experience representing foreign nationals apply for EB-5 Visas in order to obtain permanent residency in the United States.  In his capacity as an EB5 Visa Attorney, Mr. Colombo has filed successful applications for foreign nationals all over the world including clients from Brazil, China, Kuwait, South Korea, India, Vietnam, Canada, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.  Mr. Colombo has also made multiple appearances on major media outlets including CNN, ABC News, Fox News, Univision, Telemundo and Globo TV to provide guidance on issues including immigration, international commercial transactions and global commerce.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Immigration
  • Business Law
  • International Transactions

EDUCATION

  • Emory University School of Law, (Juris Doctor Degree, 1999)
  • University of Central Florida, (B.A. Political Science, 1996)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Chair-Elect, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
  • Board Member, City of Orlando Nominating Board
  • Executive Chair, International Department, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission
  • Past-President, Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida.

PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES

  • Weekly columnist on immigration law, El Nuevo Dia Newspaper, Orlando, Florida; Immigration Law Forums, co-sponsor with El Nuevo Dia Newspaper, 2006-present; Lecturer/Presenter, U.S. Immigration Law for Employers, Sterling Seminars, 2001-2008. Featured cover story, Hispanic Target Magazine, April 2007.

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

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I’ve obtained the E2 visa approval in 4 days after filing. I’d like to express my sincere gratitude and greatest satisfaction with Colombo & Hurd Law Office and especially with Mr. Rusten Hurd (also Ms. Yasmith & the other paralegals) who handled my case with utmost professionalism. Thank you all so much for all that you’ve done in obtaining my E2 visa approval!
I wholeheartedly recommend anyone looking for the services for the E2 visa or for any other immigration requirements to choose Colombo & Hurd Law Offices. You can rest assure that you’ll be in the best hands.
Joseph D.
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5 / 5 stars

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Mr. Colombo was always very professional and understood my case from the beginning. I was very nervous because I had a bad experience with an immigration officer. But Mr. Colombo gave me hope and helped me feel calm. He was very kind and helpful. He got my residency approved. I am extremely happy and grateful
Silbia
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We received great service from this office. Staff always responded to our inquiries in timely manner. Our lawyer Rusten Hurd was always on time, professional and attentive to our questions. He was always knowledgeable and courteous and gave us great suggestions that helped to resolve our case faster. We were very happy when he won our case because of his professionalism and knowledge of immigration laws.
Natalie
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5 / 5 stars

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