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Attorney Santiago J. Padilla, with his offices in the Miami metropolitan area, provides individual and business clients with a variety of legal needs — from business acquisitions, real estate transactions and investor visas to providing representation in commercial litigation and employment law matters.


With over 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Padilla handles a wide range of legal issues for individual and commercial clients. He has been practicing law since 1990, with over ten years with major law firms based in Atlanta, New York, and Miami. 


Immigration and Nationality Law


Employment Law


Real Estate Law


Commercial Transactions and Business Acquisitions


Commercial Litigation


My Blog

Video

 This video provides a summary of my practice areas:

  • Immigration Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Acquisitions Law
  • Employment Law

Introduction - Videos of Interest - Legal Topics

This is an intro to my videos on legal topics, including such things as:

  • Immigration Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Acquisitions Law
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Litigation

The E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

In this video, I will summarize the requirements of the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa, which are as follows:

  • the investor must invest a substantial amount of capital,
  • the money must be invested in a U.S. enterprise,
  • the investor must come to the U.S. to manage the investment and the U.S. enterprise, and
  • the business cannot be marginal or passive


E-2 Visas and Real Estate Investments

This video summarize how to obtain an E-2 Treaty Investor Visa through real estate investments.  

  • the investor purchases 10 to 15 properties and manages the same,
  • the investor invests in a real estate project involving commercial properties,
  • the investor invests in a construction project.