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ABOUT US

TRUSTYOUR COMPASS

We are a passionate team of professionals dedicated to
providing you with outstanding service and to
giving you the best experience in your transition to Costa Rica.
We are loyal to our clients' needs.
Contact us today, and find out how we can help.

SATISFIED CLIENTS

1408

APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENCY

937

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

374

SMALL BUSINESSES

276

CUPS OF COFFEE

25368

WHAT WE DO

IMMIGRATION

Outlier Legal Services provides assistance with immigration applications in Costa Rica. Whether you need temporary residency, a work visa, or permanent residency, we will be able to assist you.

REAL ESTATE

If you are looking to buy a new home or commercial property, or invest in a development, our experienced attorneys will assist you with the title search, the deed, the subdivision, or the condo bylaws. Our experience is as diverse as the industry itself. For dreams big and small, we have an expert who can help you.

BUSINESS

Whether you need to incorporate your new LLC, register a trademark, draft a contract, or run your books, we have the expertise to help you. Our team understands the needs of a small business in a big world.

LEGAL DOCUMENTS

Do you need to obtain a document such as a marriage certificate, birth certificate, divorce decree, or police record? Or do you need to translate a document into another language, legalize it, or obtain an apostille? We can help. Let us know what you need, and we will let you know how we can assist you.

OUR TEAM

We are a dedicated and passion-filled group of professionals, with each of us bringing our own particular talents and expertise.

Rafael Valverde

Co-Founder, CEO

Dawn Drummer

Co-Founder, COO

Jeffrey Zamora

Labor Attorney & Notary Public

I Wen Chen

Project/Case Manager
Irene Brenes

Irene Brenes

Lead Immigration Attorney
Gloriana Fajardo

Gloriana Fajardo

Lead Real Estate Attorney

Mario Rodriguez

Legal Assistant
Sebastian Alvarado

Sebastian Alvarado

Lead Business Attorney

Gloriane Incera

Talent Developer

Haley Cooney

Marketing Coordinator

Daphne Smith

Receptionist & Client Relations

Johaf Arias

Accounting Assistant

Mariela Silesky

Immigration Services Coordinator

Alejandrina Acuña

VP of Operations

Yazmín Ureña

Legal Assistant

Karla Baldioceda

Legal Administrative Assistant

Jorge Eduardo Zamora

Official Translator

Jorge Cervantes

Immigration Assistant

Marianela Sánchez

Marketing Assistant

Diego Aguilar

Real Estate Attorney

Adriana Alpízar

Accountant
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Karen Ulate

Business Attorney

CLIENTS LOVE US

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Dawn has put together an incredible team of hard-working, caring Millennials. They accomplish their tasks professionally with excellent communication between the client and team members. Having twice experienced the Rentista paper-chase, the first time in 1991, and again through the ...

K. Kichinka
Consultant

If you are looking for Immigration services or real estate services Outlier Legal Services has helped us with both types of transactions. Rafael handled our house closing very quickly for us and with no hiccups! If your Spanish is not ...

Debra Brouwer

Dawn and Rafael are the BEST ever. Have your important papers ready, and they do the rest – BC/FBI/Fingerprinting – Sit Back and let them do the work. So very happy I decided to go with Outlier – Thank you ...

Mo Len Michaels

I cannot recommend Outlier Legal enough. Their knowledge of both U.S. and Costa Rican law is amazing and priceless to me. On top of that … a lawyer that responds … quickly … in English or Spanish. Wow!

John Wegner

I loved having a local law firm handling my residency this time because they spoke English, were responsive by email and phone and were nearby in case something needed attention. I only need to do residency every few years and ...

Rob Evans

When you move to a foreign country and don’t know too many people (if any) it is wonderful to have a firm like Outlier Legal Services to talk to, to guide you, to hold your hand and help you get ...

Art Pryor

Very comprehensive! Couldn’t have gotten the forms I needed to submit to the US without you guys. You made the whole process so easy.

Jme Bright

Precision, Knowledge, Communication are Key components to accomplishing a goal, Outlier, specifically Dawn and Rafael Epitomize these concepts !!! I HIGHLY recommend Outlier to ALL interested parties !!!

Don Schwartz

Highly recommended. With all the confusing information out there, it was nice to receive correct answers regarding residency and professional help.

Lindsay Gorham

Rafa and Dawn have been an absolute delight to work with! They have made the residency application as easy as possible here.

Greg Pekas

LATEST NEWS

Registry of Transparency and Final Beneficiaries, better known in Spanish as “Registro de Transparen

In the past few days, we have received numerous requests from people who wish to understand if they