Attorney & Counselor at Law - Principal

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Immigration and Commercial Litigation.
Admitted: 2000, Florida; 2002, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2003, Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Law School: University of Miami, J.D., 1999.
Graduate Schools: Capella University, Ph.D. Candidate in Psychology; Golden Gate University, MBA in Management, 1987.
College: Regents College, B.S., 1985.
Member: The Florida Bar; American Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; and Sport Lawyers Association.
Biography: University of Miami School of Law, Moot Court Board Member, 1998-1999; Member, Editorial Board, University of Miami School of Law, International and Comparative Law Review; Student Keynote Speaker, Commencement Ceremonies, 1999; Executive Vice President & Chairman, JCI European Business Conference, Strasbourg, France, 1995; U.S. Army Captain, Aviation, (Retired) 1993; 1990 Honoree Ten Outstanding Young American, Humanitarian Service; and Honoree The Outstanding Young Person of the World, 1990, Moral Leadership.
Certifications: Nationally Certified Psychologist (NCP) #2176, Professional Psychologist Certification Board; International Training Fellow; Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court; Certified Addictions Prevention Counselor (CAPP) #202G, Florida Certification Board.
Teaching Experience: Seminars and courses in leadership, legal issues, and counseling standards presented in 40+ countries in both English and Spanish languages. Additional experience includes:
· Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Continuing Studies, Mediation and Negotiation
Skills, and Foreign Attorneys Certification Program.
· Adjunct Professor, University of St. Francis, Master of Health Administration Program, Legal Aspects of Health Care & Ethics and Morality
· Adjunct Professor, Trinity International University, EXCEL Program, Leading & Managing, Business Ethics, Economics, and Research Methods
· Professor, LPCI, Clinicians in Court, Ethics and the Mental Health Profession
Expert Witness: Faith Based Counseling Standards of Care and Practice
Additional Languages: Spanish.
Born: New York, NY, January 10, 1959.

Admitted in Puerto Rico
Practice Limited to Immigration and Federal Courts

Practice Areas: Limited to Immigration and Federal Courts, and Puerto Rico law.
Admitted: 1977, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, U.S.A.; 1977, United States District Court for the Puerto Rico District; 1990, United States District Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. 
Law School: Interamerican University, Puerto Rico, 1976
College: Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1972
Member: Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Bar Association); American Bar Association, Puerto Rico Chapter; Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Chapter; Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bar Association; National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Biography: Member of Law School Judicial Magazine, Interamerican University; Administrative Bankruptcy Course; Notary Public Course; Detection of Fraud in Government Administration course; Domestic Violence course; served in Division of Criminal Justice and Counsel, Department of Justice Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Parliamentary Minority Advisor to the House of Representatives, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Professor Social Sciences Industrial Organization and Labor Law with Jose A. Montañez Genario Technological and Vocational School, Puerto Rico; General Counsel Department of Sports and Recreation, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Additional Languages: Spanish
Born: Santurce, Puerto Rico; December 14, 1950

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