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).  

Emma Mahern

Attorney

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Emma Mahern was born and raised in Indianapolis. Her passion for working with immigrants began while attending Indiana University and working in restaurants along-side immigrants from many countries. Before attending law school she pursued that passion by living and working at a shelter for Spanish-speaking families in Chicago, Illinois where she had the opportunity to deepen her understanding of the challenges that face many newly arriving immigrant families. In 2014 she  graduated summa cum laude from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law where she was selected as the Faculty Prize recipient and a Kennedy Scholar. She is licensed to practice in Indiana, and before the Federal Courts of the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.  She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) as well as the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.

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.

Legal Assistants

Not pictured: Juan Pimentel