THE TEAM

Kevin Muñoz

Attorney

Kevin C. Muñoz received his bachelor’s degree in History and Religious Studies from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN in 1999 and his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University in Indianapolis in 2008.  He is licensed to practice law in Indiana as well as in the Federal Southern District of Indiana. Kevin has a background in International Human Rights Law.  As a fellow of Indiana University’s Program in International Human Rights Law he worked as an Intern for the Rights of Street Children in San Jose, Costa Rica in 2006.  He has also studied law in Latin America (Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil) and he speaks fluent Spanish.  Before becoming an attorney, Kevin worked as an Elementary School Advisor in Indianapolis (2002-2008) and has dedicated his career to assisting families in need.  He has a fervent passion for human rights advocacy and applies a human rights centered approach to his focus on Immigration Law and Criminal Defense.  Kevin has been a member of the National Criminal Defense Lawyers (NCDL) as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Angela Joseph

Managing Attorney 

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Angela Joseph was born in the U.S, her family is from Kerala, India, however, from age 4-18 she lived in Kenya, E. Africa. She graduated cum laude from Southern Nazarene University and is a Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indiana University Indianapolis) graduate. Prior to coming to Muñoz Legal, Angela worked at the Indiana Supreme Court, State Court Administration as the Access to Courts Attorney. Previous to that, she worked as Assistant Corporation Counsel as a civil litigator for the City of Indianapolis. Angela has a passion for human rights law, and is excited to work in an environment that is committed to fighting for individuals with immigration needs. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana, as well as in the Federal Southern District of Indiana, additionally she has argued in front of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Angela is also a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).  

Syed Liaquat Ali

Law Clerk/Research Assistant

Syed Liaquat Ali is an Indiana University School of Law graduate with both his Juris Doctor and Master of Laws degrees.  Syed is well versed in many major areas of immigration.  He has worked for the International Human Rights Law (PIHRL) Center at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law-Indianapolis,IN. Syed also has experience assisting the Indiana State Public Defender's Office. Syed has also worked as a Senior Journalist for the Hindustan Times in New Delhi, India, where he reported on Supreme Court cases and human rights violations.

Raquel Tejada

Legal Assistant

Raquel Tejada was born in New York City and moved to Indiana in 2008. Ms.Tejada has always searched for opportunities to help those coming from underprivileged families. Raquel earned her Associates degree in Criminal Justice and is fluent in Spanish which she applies as a paralegal for the Office of Kevin Muñoz, assisting families. She has been working in the Legal field with the Attorney Kevin Munoz since December of 2011.  

Adriana Escoto 

DACA Director & Outreach Coordinator

Adriana Escoto has been working in the legal field since 2008.  Adriana is from Lake Station, Ind. She began serving young immigrants when she worked for La Plaza, Inc. (formerly the Hispanic Education Center) via the El Puente Project.  She presently assists Attorney Kevin Muñoz as the director of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) outreach and also serves as his community liaison. Adriana speaks Spanish and has studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain and Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico.  

 

Our Entire Legal Team

Jennifer Hernandez, Anthony Palma, Juan Pimentel, Raquel Tejada, Kevin C. Muñoz, Syed Liaquat Ali, Karla Lopez-Ownes, Lupe Pimentel, Adriana Escoto, Cinthya Perez.  (pictured from left to right)