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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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  1. Immigration: 80%
    20 years
  2. General Practice: 20%


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Sanchez-Roig Law Firm, P.A.

2121 SW 3rd Avenue
Suite 600
Miami, FL, 33129


FLMember in Good Standing199001/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Special Achievements Cash Awards (2004-2009; 2012)U.S. Department of Homeland Security2012
Special Achievement Time-Off Awards (2010-2011)U.S. Department of Homeland Security2011
Asst Secretary’s Outstanding Achievement in Diversity ManagementU.S. Department of Homeland Security2008
Outstanding Achievement Awards (1996-2003)U.S. Department of Homeland Security2003
Superior Achievement Cash Awards (1997-2003)U.S. Department of Justice2003
State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem AwardState of Florida1994
Law Review Board of Editors Award (1988-1990)Syracuse University College of Law - Law Review1990
Law Review Distinguished Service Award (1988-1990)Syracuse University College of Law - Law Review1990
Robert M. Anderson Publication Award (1989-1990)Syracuse University College of Law1990
Samuel J. M. Donnelly Academic Achievement Award (1987-1990)Syracuse University College of Law1990
American Society of Legal ScholarsAmerican Society of Legal Scholars1990
Justinian Honorary Law SocietyJustinian Society of Lawyers1990
Syracuse Law Review, Managing Editor (1989-1990)Syracuse University College of Law - Law Review1990
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif1990
Scribes Competition WinnerScribes: The American Society of Legal Writers1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerSanchez-Roig Law Firm, P.A.2013 - Present
Senior AttorneyU.S. Department of Homeland Security2011 - 2013
Deputy Chief CounselU.S. Department of Homeland Security1997 - 2011
Assistant District CounselU.S. Department of Justice1996 - 1997
Associate, Corporate & Real EstateZuckerman Spaeder, LLP1994 - 1996
Associate, Business and FinanceMorgan Lewis & Bockius1990 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Lawyers NetworkN/A2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (South Florida Chapter)N/A2013 - Present
Florida BarN/A1990 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
FL Editor 1994, 1995Drafting the Durable Power of Attorney: A Systems Approach1995
American Bar AssociationCuban Constitutionalism and Rights: An Overview of the Constitutions of 1901 and 19401994
40 Syracuse L. Rev. 1089Putting the Show Together and Taking it on the Road: Copyright, the Appropriate Protection for Theatrical Scenic and Costume Designs1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Florida Atlantic UniversityFine ArtsMA - Masters1984
Florida Atlantic UniversityFine ArtsBachelor1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration Law ClinicRecognition and Accreditation2014
Lazy Days of Summer: Updates in ImmigrationRelief from Removal2013