Education & Admissions
Affiliations & Awards


Silvina Tondini has over two decades of experience working in both the International Business Law and Immigration Law practice areas. Throughout her career, she has managed high-volume, complex, and time-sensitive immigration matters for large, multinational enterprises as well as small to mid-sized companies looking to expand their business ventures overseas. As a thought leader on cross-border business regulation and issues affecting a array of industry sectors, Tondini works with clients around the world to plan, prepare, and succeed in all of their global business transactions.

A native of Argentina, she holds a Juris Doctor in Law and Social Science from the Universidad de Mendoza as well as a Juris Doctor of Law from North Carolina Central University. Prior to founding Tondini Law in 2014, she practiced law as a corporate litigator in Argentina and is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. Tondini is an active member in both her local, legal and general community.  She is a frequent lecturer and travels the globe to present to industry leaders on current changes in immigration law that may affect their ability to stay competitive in an ever-changing economy worldwide.

In addition, she dedicates time each month volunteering for a multitude of organizations including: North County Immigration Task Force, Alliance San Diego, Ready Now San Diego, Casa Cornelia, California Western Law School – Community Law Program, Unitarian Universalist Refugee Immigration Services and Education (UURISE), and San Diego North County Bar Association.

Education & Admissions


  • Juris Doctor, Law at North Carolina Central
  • University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, Law and Social Sciences,
  • Universidad de Mendoza, Argentina

  • California State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Colegio de Abogados de Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina
  • United States Southern District Court of California

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Affiliations & Awards


  • San Diego North County Bar Association, Vice President/Treasurer 2016-2018
  • San Diego North County Bar Association, Chair of the Immigration Law Section
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Continuing Legal Education, presenter
  • Business Network International (BNI) 2013-2016

  • Board Member, Unitarian Universalist Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education Inc. (UURISE) 2016-2017
  • Board Member, Order Sons of Italy in America- La Costa Dei Fiori Lodge 2015-2016
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education
  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD)
  • North County Immigration Taskforce
  • Community Law Project
  • Alliance San Diego

  • The Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award PLC 2014
  • Humanitarian Award 2016, Order Sons of Italy in America-La Costa Dei Fiori Lodge
  • Community Service Award 2016, Lawyers Club of San Diego
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