Russell T. Doncouse
began clerking for the VA District Counsels Office in Des Moines, Iowa in 1991, reviewing appeals by veterans who were denied claims for benefits. After graduating from Drake University Law School in 1993, Mr. Doncouse worked for Allied Insurance Group for two years before opening his own Law Firm in 1995, whose practice specializes in Immigration and Federal law.
He has passed State Bar examinations in Iowa (1993) and Utah (1994). Currently maintaining his State license in Utah, Mr. Doncouse was admitted to practice in U.S. Federal Courts and jurisdictions, by the United States Court of Appeals, for the Tenth Circuit, in 1997, allowing him to represent clients in Immigration Courts, and Federal Appellate Courts, throughout the United States.
- Drake University Law School: Doctorate of Jurisprudence
- University of Utah: Bachelor of Arts
- New Mexico State University: Associate of Arts
- Community College of the Air Force: Associate of Science and Technology
Mr. Doncouse is a descendant of Pierre Dancosse, who arrived in Canada (New France) in approximately 1667. His family then immigrated to the United States in the 1870's (Louis Doncouse). Mr. Doncouse served ten years in the United States Air Force; serving in Japan, California, New Mexico and Portugal, where he gained international interests that led to his study of International Politics, Latin American History, Trade, Law and Languages. He is the father of four children and two step-children, three of which served missions in foreign countries (Brazil and Fiji), and currently has eight grandchildren, and a household where four languages are spoken (English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Fijian).A. Evelyn Rodriguez,
Law Clerk, began her internship with the The Law Offices of Russell T. Doncouse in 2002 until she entered the University of Las Vegas in 2005, to pursue her education, earning a Bachelors or Science in economics in 2009. She then served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Mesa, Arizona for Eighteen months, and returned to work for our firm in April 2011. Ms. Rodriguez is also fluent in Spanish.
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