At Contigo.Law, we only hire the best. Our staff is 100% bilingual speaking both English and Spanish. We hire people with proven capabilities in customer service and the ability to walk you through your process. The excellent service we provide is because of our team.


Gage C. Herbst, Esq.

Founding Attorney

Attorney Gage Herbst is a dedicated advocate of the people. He has built a career around trust, clear communication, and reasonable fees. Gage has represented hundreds of people before immigration courts and services all over the country. Gage has also represented many clients in complicated criminal matters in the state of Utah.  Gage handles many types of cases in immigration court including cancellation of removal and asylum. He also works closely with clients to provide the individual and diligent representation each case deserves.

With a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Brigham Young University and a doctorate of jurisprudence from the C. Blake McDowell Law Center in Ohio, Gage is well prepared to assist clients with their legal needs. Gage is fluent in Spanish. He passionately and proudly draws upon his experience to provide quality legal services and will spend the time necessary with each client to ensure they understand their rights, obligations, and possibilities. Gage is admitted to practice in Utah and in Federal Courts.

Nicholle K. Pitt White, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Attorney Nicholle K. Pitt White has lived in Utah for most of her life. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Southern Utah University in Criminal Justice and Spanish. She lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania while attending law school at Duquesne University. During her studies, she had the opportunity to study abroad in Granada, Spain and Belfast and Dublin, Ireland. Nicholle has wanted to be a lawyer for as long as she can remember. In pursuit of that goal, she began taking Spanish classes when she was eleven. She really likes being a lawyer, baking, and making bad puns.

Claudia Aquino Mercau

Bilingual Paralegal

Claudia is a native of Bolivia and moved to the United States in 2000 after acceptance to Brigham Young University in Hawaii. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Hawaii, she began working on the mainland but still misses her island and returns whenever she can. Claudia’s professional experience is extensive having worked with large corporations like Ritz Carlton and Marriott. Eventually, Claudia returned to school and now holds a professional’s paralegal certificate. After several years of working with Contigo Law, her experience and knowledge is vital to our operations and providing quality service to our immigration clients. Claudia works on cases going to USCIS like VAWA, U-visa, adjustment of status, and citizenship applications.

Claudia loves working in immigration because she can makes a real difference in the lives of our clients by going the extra mile. She is eager to learn about our client’s cultures and experiences in order to better develop their cases. Among her many accomplishments, Claudia has seen every season of Law and Order SVU.

Estrella Velasco

Bilingual Paralegal

Estrella was born and raised in Venezuela where she learned the value of hard work. She has seven years of experience as a lawyer in Venezuela working in crime, business, labor, real estate, taxation, and family law. When Estrella moved to the United States, she lived in Florida for a year before moving to Utah in 2015. She spent four years working as a sewing machine operator where she was able to learn English and teamwork. Now that she is fluent in English, she is excited to return to the legal field.

Estrella loves living in Utah. She enjoys spending time outdoors, camping, cycling, and reading. She values the family as an institution that must remain together; that is why she is passionate about the immigration process. She works hard to help families stay together.

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