About Julian Montero
Julian Montero is an immigration attorney with more than eighteen years of experience. He is a key member of Arnstein & Lehr’s Immigration Practice Group, and the Transactions and Counseling Practice Group, and is a partner in the firm’s Miami office. Attorney Montero has an extensive background handling business immigration matters, and collaborates with Arnstein & Lehr’s EB-5 practice team to assist both foreign investors and U.S. clients looking to obtain capital. Attorney Montero regularly provides strategic advice for foreign investors on the acquisition and establishment of U.S. businesses. He also represents clients in general transactional and business matters. This includes business planning, cross-border transactions, corporate structuring, mergers & acquisitions, and other finance matters.
In 1990, Attorney Montero graduated from the University of Wisconsin with his bachelor’s degree, and then earned his Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1994. He subsequently received a Master of Arts and Letters in Taxation, LL.M., from the School of Law at Boston University in 1995. His legal career consists of working at several large, international law firms, including Greenberg Traurig and White & Case, along with being a founding partner of Montero Wolkov LLP. Raised in Chile, he currently provides counsel on various U.S. legal matters to the Chilean Consulate General in Miami, and the Chilean Foreign Ministry. He is bilingual in Spanish and English.
For three terms, Attorney Montero has served as a director and member of the Chile-U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee. He is a frequent lecturer on topics which include immigration, U.S. business, and franchise laws, and has appeared at a number of international business conferences. Attorney Montero has also contributed his business legal expertise to publications such as El Venezolano News and the South Florida Business Journal. He holds Bar admissions to the state of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Bar, and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.