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About me

Throughout my years practicing law I have realized that quality representation needs to be partnered with concern.  Often we are dealing with people's livelihoods, their families and matters that could have a far reaching affect.  It is my aim to insure that my clients fully understood all aspects of their case and that they make informed decisions.

I am ready to fight for you and to insure that the outcome is the best possible resolution given the unique circumstances of your case.


Languages spoken: Spanish, American Sign Language

Practice areas


  1. Family: 75%
    11 years, 110 cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    11 years, 75 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years, 70 cases
  4. General Practice: 4%
    10 years, 90 cases
  5. Car Accidents: 1%
    10 years, 15 cases



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Contact info

Alvarez NY Law

233 Broadway,
Suite 10279
New York, NY, 10279


NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family Law ClinicCALI Award for Academic Excellence2004
Service to the BarTouro Law Center2004
Puublic ServiceTouro Law Center2004
Oral AdvocacyCALI Award for Academic Excellence2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Virginia G. Alvarez2011 - Present
AssociateWilens & Baker2011 - 2012
AssociateThe Portela Law Firm, PC2007 - 2011
AssociateMichael Jannuzzi2006 - 2007
AssociateRoe, Wallace, Esteve, Taroff & Taitz, LLP2003 - 2006
Law ClerkPublishers Clearinghouse2003 - 2004
Summer AssociateUnited States Attorny EDNY2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember2004 - Present
Queens County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Golden Lion SocietyMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
NYCLABraving the Solo2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Missouri (Kansas City, MO)Education and Research PsychologyMA - Masters2000
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)PsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Career DayPracticing Law2012
Community Law ProgramBasic Legal Issues in Business2009