Arturo F. Hernández
Third-Year Law Student
Student Attorney, FIU College of Law Immigration and Human Rights Clinic
Florida International University College of Law
Arturo Hernandez was born to Cuban parents in Miami, Florida, and has lived in South Florida his entire life. As a law student and future lawyer, Arturo seeks to extend to his clients the opportunities that the United States has offered to him and his family. As a Student Attorney for the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic at FIU College of Law, Arturo represents indigent adults that are facing removal from the United States before the Immigration Courts. He additionally assists in the representation of undocumented children who have been abandoned, neglected, and abused by their parents. His primary focus of study and practice is the defense of immigrants facing removal proceedings arising out of criminal convictions. Arturo also serves as President of the FIU Law Society of Immigrant Advocates, Pro Bono Committee Head of the FIU Law Chapter of CABA, Student Bar Association Class Representative for the Class of 2018, Notes Editor for the World Arbitration and Mediation Law Review, and Secretary of the Veterans and Military Law Students Association. Prior to entering law school, Arturo worked at the Miami office of Broad and Cassel. He has also served as a legal intern within the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office in the County Court Division. Arturo currently works in the Law Office of Martin Beguiristain, a law firm that specializes in immigration removal defense.