Monica practices exclusively in the area of immigration law, focusing primarily on family-based cases, naturalization, deportation/removal defense, assisting victims of crime, advising individuals on avoiding the negative immigration consequences of criminal convictions.

In addition to her private practice Monica has provided free legal services for asylum seekers, pro bono work through the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, Military Assistance Program, and is devoted to educating and advocating for her community. Monica is fluent in Spanish.


California State University Long Beach, B.A. Child Development and Family Studies

University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.

Professional Associations

American Immigration Lawyers Association, April 2012

American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, Military Assistance Program, Feb. 2013

Orange County Bar Association, Dec. 2016

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Jan. 2017

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, Jan. 2017

Bar Memberships

State Bar of California, Dec. 2010

United States District Court Southern District of California, Dec. 2010

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, April 2013


Fluent Spanish



Andrea is Monica's sister. She speaks Spanish and helps Monica with day to day operations and is looking forward to helping you.



At the Law Office of Monica Rottermann we understand the importance of family


tele: (714) 605-4393

fax: (714) 884-3890

1420 E Edinger Ave, Ste 102
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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