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WE SPEAK YOUR LANGUAGE

Our Team is as diverse as our clients,
And our experience as extensive as your needs.
With a group of attorneys and staff from the US, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Iran and China,
we are able to understand the needs of the expat community, because we are expats too!
We speak your language, we speak the language of immigration, we understand the tribulations of doing business, we experience the excitement of a new marriage as well as the difficulties of purchasing a new home.
We are here to help. Find out today how we can do it.

SATISFIED CLIENT

577

APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENCY

420

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

97

SMALL BUSINESSES

78

CUPS OF COFFE

7138

WHY CHOOSE US ?

IMMIGRATION

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

REAL ESTATE

If you are looking to buy a new home, commercial property, or invest in a development, our
experienced attorneys will assist you with the title search, the deed, the subdivision, or the bylaws of
the condos. 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.

DOCUMENTS

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

OUR TEAM

A dedicated and passion-filled group of professionals. Each bringing their own expertise and quirks!

Rafael Valverde

Attorney

Dawn Drummer

Client Services Manager

Jasmin Sobalvarro

Labor and Immigration Attorney

Sohrab Mabadi

Immigration Services Coordinator

Patricia Gonzalez

Office Manager

Kaitlyn Bagnato Statile

Real Estate Attorney

Esteban Incera

Immigration Assistant

Jeffrey Zamora Yoder

Labor Attorney and Notary Public

Sandra Silva

Business Attorney

I Wen Chen Hsiao

Immigration Coordinator

Francela Quesada

Family Law Assistant

Ericka Vargas

Accounting Assistant

Clients love us

CLIENT FEEDBACK

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

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