U.S. Citizen Services

Some of the issues our Special Consular Services staff address include: general information regarding medical assistance, what to do in the event of a death of a U.S. Citizen in Mexico, consular services for Americans arrested in Mexico, child abduction, general information regarding legal assistance, general information regarding financial assistance, victims of crime, and general information regarding missing persons.

CONTACT US
From Mexico
Tel : (01-33) 3268-2100
Fax: (01-33) 3825-1951
Call Center (8:00am-6:00pm) (Mexico City time).
81-80473145.

From the U.S.
Tel: 011-52-33-3268-2100
Fax: 011-52-33-3825-1951

E-mail:
acsgdl@state.gov

Special Consular Services is available to assist U.S. citizens in need from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

For after-hours emergencies regarding American Citizens, contact the duty officer at 01-55-5080-2000, ext. 0. If calling from the United States, dial 011-52-55-5080-2000, ext. 0.

Below, please find more information about resources in our consular district. The U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico, assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following Persons or firms. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Consulate. Names are arranged alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
Visit our appointment calendar to make an appointment for U.S. Citizen Services.

The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the attorneys listed below.   Names are arranged alphabetically and the order of listing has no other significance.   Some reputable lawyers have chosen not to be included on this list; thus, no negative connotation can be drawn from the absence of a name from the list.   Please note that not all employees of the firms listed below speak English.   Non-Spanish speakers should ask for the listed attorney by name.   Complaints regarding any of the attorneys listed below should be submitted to our office in writing.

Note: In Mexico the title licenciado (abbreviated Lic.) is used to indicate any professional person, not necessarily an attorney. All licenciados on this list are licensed to practice law. The terms bufete and despacho refer to a law office or firm of lawyers.
Guadalajara, Jalisco.

BAKER & MCKENZIE ABOGADOS, S.C.
José Miguel Zozayacorrea Kuri

Office: Blvd. Puerta de Hierro No. 5090
Tel:     (33) 38485306
Fax:    (33) 38485399
Email: jose.zozayacorrea@bakermckenzie.com
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday thru Friday
Areas of legal expertise and services: Banking and Finance; Corporate; Environmental and Natural Resources; International Trade and Custom; Intellectual Property and Information Technology; Labor; Litigation; Mergers & Acquisitions; Notary and Commercial Brokerage; Real Estate and Infraestructure; Tax.

BRISEÑO, BRISEÑO Y ASOCIADOS
Miguel Angel Briseño

Office: Lazaro Cardenas #3500 – B
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:(33)3647-0770
Guadalajara, Jalisco

Areas of legal expertise and services: Marriage/Divorce, banking/financial, Commercial/Business, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil law, Damages, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

CORONADO MEILLON Y ASOCIADOS, S.C.
Miguel Angel Coronado Meillon

Office: Nicolas Romero No. 289

Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:       (33) 3826 1439; 3825 3827; 3825 1458
Fax:      (33) 3826 1439
E-mail:  coronadomeillonyasociados@yahoo.com
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday thru Friday.

Areas of legal expertise and services: Civil Damages, Foreign Investments, Labor Relations, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights,  Theft/Fraud/Embezzlement; Corporate Legalities, Business Litigation, Administrative Law.

CENTRO CORPORATIVO JUDIRICO SOCIAL, S.C.
Javier Campos Ochoa

Office: La Paz No.2370
Guadalajara, Jalisco 44140
Tel:       (33) 3615 5685; 3615 5687; 3615 7509
Fax:      (33) 3615 5689
Email:   jco@ccjs.com.mx

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday thru Friday
Areas of legal expertise and services: Corporative, Fiscal, Civil, Administrative, Labor, Mercantile, Penal, Real Estate and Notarial services.

DORANTES ARANDA Y ASOCIADOS – ASESORIA JURIDICA
Hector Dorantes Aranda, Hector Dorantes O’loughlin, Oscar Dorantes O’loughlin, Daniel García Godoy

Office: Alberta No.2288 4–B
Guadalajara, Jalisco 44660
Tel.         (33) 3641 6041
Fax:        (33) 3641 0216
Email:    www.doranda.com.mx; doranda_daa@prodigy.net.mx; had@doranda.com.mx; jda@doranda.com.mx;

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Monday thru Friday

Areas of legal expertise and services: Legal Advisory, Civil, Family, Mercantile, Fiscal, Administrative, Labor, Appeals, Corporate, Immigration process, Trusts, Real Estate, Contracts.

FIRMA JURÍDICA ACOSTA REA & LARIOS MORALES
Gerardo Salvador Acosta Rea, Juan Edgar Larios Duran, David Grant
Office: Av. Chapalita No. 1335
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel: (33) 3647 8549; 3647 8552; 3647 8558; 3647 8566;
3647 8587; 3647 8591
Fax:(33) 3647 8549; 3647 8552; 3647 8558; 3647 8566;
3647 8587; 3647 8591

Email:   www.firmajuridica.com.mx; acostarea@firmajuridica.com.mx; lariosmorales@firmajuridical.com.mx

Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday thru Friday – Areas of legal expertise and services: Corporate Services & Law, Administrative & Tax Law, Customs Law, Immigration Law, Professional Services, International Commerce, PROFECO, Real Estate, Financial Services, Business Law, Civil Law, Family Law, Criminal Law, Labor Law.

JUAN ENRÍQUEZ REYES
Juan Enríquez Reyes
Notary Public No. 55
Office: Pedro Moreno No. 1456
Guadalajara, Jalisco

Tel:       (33) 3826-6016
Fax:      (33) 3826-6016
Email:   not55@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 9:00 to 5:00, Monday to Friday

Areas of legal expertise and services: Child Custody, Civil Damages, Estate, Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Collections, Contracts, Corporations, Foreign Investment.

JESUS MANZANARES LEJARAZU
Jesus Manzanares Lejarazu
Notary Public No. 10
Office: Marsella 446
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:       (33) 3615 1712
Fax:      (33) 3615 1712
Email:   manasoc@hotmail.com

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday thru Friday

Areas of legal expertise and services: Real Estate, Government Relations, Family Law, Tax Law, Collections, Immigration, Auto Accidents.

JORGE HUMBERTO CHAVIRA LANDINO
Jorge Humberto Chavira Landino
Office: Francisco Rojas Gonzalez No. 18
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:       (33) 3615-3741
Fax:      (33) 3615-3743
Office Hours: 9:30-2:30 and 5:30-8:30, Monday thru Friday
Areas of legal expertise and services: Adoptions, Corporations, Divorces, Estate, Immigration, Collections, Contracts and Civil Damages.

NUNEZ LOPEZ Y ASOCIADOS
Maria Catalina Nunez Cue
Office: Ave. Mexico No. 2819-202
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:       (33) 3615 6669; 3615 6670; 3615 6671
Fax:      (33) 3615 6669; 3615 6670; 3615 6671
Email:   aunl@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday thru Friday – Areas of legal expertise and services: Estate, Government Relations, Marriage/Divorce, Mexican Taxes, Corporations, Foreign Investment, Insurance, Labor Relations, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights.

SALVADOR CÁRDENAS NAVARRO

Salvador Cárdenas Navarro
Notary Public No. 75
Office: Mexicaltzingo No. 2253

Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:       (33) 3615-1538
Fax:      (33) 3615-1547
Email:    notaria.75@hotmail.com

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday thru Friday; 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturdays
Areas of legal expertise and services: Adoptions, Civil Damages, Government Relations Marriage/Divorce, Foreign Investments, Labor Relations, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Auto Accidents, Immigration.

SPENCER RICHARD MC MULLEN
Spencer Richard Mc Mullen
Office: Lazaro Cardenas #3446, Int.5
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:(33)1592-3801; email:guadlegal@gmail.com; www.gdllaw.mx
Office: Hidalgo #213, Colonia Centro

Tel:(376)765-7553; email:chapalalegal@gmail.com; www.chapalalaw.com
Chapala, Jalisco

Areas of legal expertise and services: Marriage/Divorce, banking/financial, Commercial/Business, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil law, Damages, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

BRENNAN, VIDAURRI & ASOCIADOS, S.C.

John W. Brennan Winum
Office: Placeres No. 1220

Guadalajara, Jalisco 44520
Tel:       (33) 3647 7522
Fax:      (33) 3647 7523
Email:   bva.sc@megared.net.mx; brennan.sr@megared.net.mx; brennan.jr@megared.net.mx

Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday thru Friday

Areas of legal expertise and services: Business and Corporate law; Family and Civil Law; Mercantile Law; Contracts, International Private Law, Labor Law, Criminal Law; International Notifications.

RAMIREZ & RAMIREZ
Ignacio Ramirez Tapia

Office: 16 de Septiembre Ave. No. 16, Despacho 309

Guadalajara, Jalisco
Tel:       (33) 3613 4982
Fax:      (33) 3613 7544
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday

Areas of legal expertise and services: Child Custody, Civil Damages, Estate, Government Relations, Marriage/Divorce, Mexican Taxes, Banking/Financial, Collections, Corporations, Foreign Claims, Foreign Investment, Labor Relations, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights Auto Accidents, Immigration, Theft/Fraud Embezzlement.

VÍCTOR GONZALEZ LUNA ORENDAIN
Víctor Gonzalez Luna Orendain
Notary Public No. 31
Office: Arcos No. 747

Guadalajara, Jalisco 44520
Tel:       (33) 3122 5053; 3122 5065; 3121 7229
Fax:      (33) 3122 5053; 3122 5065; 3121 7229

Email:   notaria31gdl@prodigy.net.mx; ocoronafausto@hotmail.com; violunaa@hotmail.com

Office Hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday thru Friday

Areas of legal expertise and services: Corporate Law, Real Estate, Contracts.

The U.S. Consulate Guadalajara can help you find medical assistance and, at your request, notify your family or friends of your condition.

If it is an emergency we recommend that you call 066 from within Mexico to contact emergency services.

Click on the following link if you would like a list of doctors and hospitals (PDF – 188 KB) in Guadalajara and the surrounding consular district.

You may also request the lists by e-mail at: acsgdl@state.gov or by telephone at (01-52-33) 3268-2200, Ext. 2273 (during working hours).

American Citizens Services cannot recommend a particular physician and assumes no responsibility for the quality of service provided.

More information can be found on the Department of State site at Medical Information for Americans Abroad.