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Rafael Bustamante Laue
Attorney at Law

Rafael Bustamante

Rafael Bustamante Laue is a Gonzaga University School of Law graduate and began his legal career at Ciummo and Associates as a criminal defense attorney in Madera, California. He has represented numerous indigent clients facing infractions, DUIs, misdemeanors, and felonies. He is a former associate of Plourd and Breeze, and represented clients in criminal and civil litigation. He is a member of the Imperial County Bar Association and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

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  • J.D. - Gonzaga University School of Law

  • Certificate Inter-American Legal Studies McGeorge School of Law - Antigua, GT

  • B.A. - San Diego State University

    • History

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

  • The State Bar of California

Professional Associations

  • Imperial County Bar Association

Leadership and Awards

  • 2016 President of Environmental Law Caucus

  • 2015-16 Dean’s Academic Honors List

  • 2015 Certificate in Inter-American Legal Studies

  • 2014 Veterans’ Wills Clinic

  • 2013 Mission Possible – International service trip to the Dominican Republic

  • 2012 Chinese Culture and Language Advanced Class Award