(602) 266-0292

Rafael Tirado

Founder and President

3101 N Central Ave Suite 800
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
Phone: (602) 266-0292
Fax: (480) 240-5915
E-mail: rtirado@tiradolaw.com

Rafael Tirado focuses his practice on International Commercial Law and Migration. Rafael is one of the few professionals in the world to be a lawyer in the United States and Mexico. Its focus is to offer sophisticated legal services with an emphasis on immigration, international trade and foreign investment. 


Rafael Tirado supplies a large range of representation in Immigration Law, both to people and companies of different sizes and nationalities. Services include representation in nonimmigrant visa procedures such as TN for Mexican and Canadian professionals, H-1B professionals of various nationalities, L-1 for executives of multinational companies, O1 for people with exceptional abilities and professional athletes, well as the labor certification processes and the PERM process for permanent residence based on employment. Rafael Tirado has extensive experience standing for multinational companies in the transfer of staff, we also stand for entrepreneurs from different countries in the E1 visa processes for international trade, E2 foreign investment and EB5 for permanent resident through much foreign investment and job creation.

Rafael Tirado has years of practice defending multiple clients in deportation or removal proceedings and bond hearings in immigration courts and supplies various international law services, including real estate matters in Mexico, such as: a) bank trusts; (b) Purchase and sale of real estate; (c) civil and commercial disputes.

Rafael Tirado has experience in the creation of companies or mercantile companies both in the United States and in Mexico.

Practice areas:

  • Immigration Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Foreign Investment
  • International Business
  • Mexican Law
  • Real Estate in Mexico
  • Accidents

Admissions to the Bar Association:

  • Arizona, 2004
  • Mexico, 2000
  • United States District Court 2000
  • Ninth Federal Circuit of the United States 2013


  • University of Arizona LL.M. In International Commercial Law
  • Universidad de Monterrey Law Degree from Mexico

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Arizona Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Los Abogados (Arizona Hispanic Bar Association)
  • Local Force
  • Sonora-Arizona Commission (2003-2009)