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Alma Cobos-Ayala

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Burbank, CA

Cobos & Ayala
601 S. Glenoaks Blvd., Suite 305
Burbank, CA 91502
Phone: 213-943-4949
Fax: 213-943-4950
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2015
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2009
Licensed in California Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Immigration: Consumer, Immigration: Business
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Alma Cobos-Ayala is a founding partner of the Law Offices of Cobos & Ayala located in Burbank, California. A highly rated, award-winning attorney with more than 21 years of legal experience, Ms. Cobos-Ayala focuses her practice exclusively on immigration law. She represents the rights and interests of foreign nationals throughout her region and around the globe who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Family-based immigration
  • Immigration appeals
  • Asylum, VAWA and U visas
  • Deportation defense

Fluent in Spanish and English, Ms. Cobos-Ayala is able to fully communicate with her Hispanic and Latino clientele while providing the solid, trustworthy counsel they need to help them resolve their immigration-related issues. Throughout her career, she has earned a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients while aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes of their behalves.

Recognized for her professionalism and service, Ms. Cobos-Ayala has received numerous accolades from her peers, and she has become one of the most respected immigration lawyers in Southern California. She has also earned top ratings and reviews from her satisfied clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many achieve their dreams of working and living legally in the United States.

A 1994 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Ms. Cobos-Ayala obtained her Juris Doctor in 1998 from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She also has extensive experience handling matters before various immigration courts as well as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Cobos-Ayala also remains active in her legal community, and she is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Immigration: Consumer
  • 50%Immigration: Business


6 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2015
  • Rising Stars: 2005 - 2009

About Alma Cobos-Ayala

First Admitted: 1999

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2009  
  • One of California’s most Respected Immigration Lawyers, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of California

Educational Background

  • University of California, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1994
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Office Location for Alma Cobos-Ayala

601 S. Glenoaks Blvd.
Suite 305
Burbank, CA 91502

Phone: 213-943-4949

Fax: 213-943-4950

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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