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Angel Fermin Leal Jr.

Angel Fermin Leal Jr.

also known as Angel Leal, Angel F. Leal

About me

In addition to my private practice, I previously served as the Special Master for Code Enforcement Hearings for the City of Hialeah, Florida from 2005 until 2012.  Prior to returning to private practice, I was Assistant City Attorney for the City of Hialeah, Florida from January 2001 through April 2004.  Subsequently I have been engaged by the City of Hialeah Law Department as an expert witness in immigration matters.       


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
    19 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    21 years
  3. Child Support: 10%
    21 years
  4. Child Custody: 10%
    21 years
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    21 years



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark Steven Steinberg

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Leal since he was an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Hialeah. He is careful and deliberate and looks out for his clients.


    Mark Steinberg Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
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  • Pedro A. Miranda

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Leal for many years and he practiced before me when I was an immigration judge. I always found him to be a knowledgeable, effective and well prepared advocate for his clients.


    Pedro Miranda Immigration Attorney
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Contact info

Angel F. Leal, Jr., P.A.

8700 West Flagler Street
Suite 180
Miami, FL, 33174


FLMember in Good Standing199309/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition for Community EventWest Gables HealthCare Center2014
Carrer Day Certificate iof AppreciationPinecrest Elementary School2011
Cert of Appreciation Program PresentationSida Ayer-Hoy-Manana2006
Appreciation PlaqueCity of Hialeah Law Department2004
Appreciation AwardNatl Assoc of Hispanic Public Administrators2004
Certificate of AppreciationHialeah Middle School2003
Pro Bono Service AwardPut Something Back1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalAngel F. Leal, Jr., P.A.2011 - Present
Member/ManagerLopez-Cisneros and Leal, LLC2004 - 2010
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Hialeah, Florida2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/A2003 - 2003
American Bar AssociationN/A1993 - 1995
Cuban American Bar AssociationN/A1993 - 1993
The American Inns of Court FoundationPupil1990 - 1991
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
IN RE: XXXXXX File: AXXX XXX XXX – Oakdale, LARemoval Proceedings terminated/LPR status maintained
AXXX XXX XXX - USCIS Administrative Appeals OfficeAppeal sustained & waiver granted/Client LPR
AXX XXX XXX USCIS Administraive Appeals OfficeMotion to Reopen Granted & Waiver not Required
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.anamariapolo.netLa Ley 245(i) 02/28/20132013
www.anamariapolo.netEl plan del Presidente Obama para la reforma inmigratoria 02/21/20132013
www.anamariapolo.netEl Permiso de Reingreso para Residentes Permanentes Legales 02/05/20132013
www.anamariapolo.netBoletin de Visas para febrero 2013 01/30/20132013
www.anamariapolo.netNaturalization and Form N-648 02/29/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netNew Version of Form I-693 02/21/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netObama Administration & Deferred Action Announcement 06/19/122012
www.anamariapolo.netSB-1 Visa for Returning Residents 03/06/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netMandatory Detention 04/23/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netSexual Assault and Immigration 04/16/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netWhat Happens to the Children of Deported Parents? 04/10/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netCan a New President Change Immigration Regulations 08/25/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netCitizenship Denied after In-Vitro Birth 04/02/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netWhich Asylum Applications are Successful? 08/15/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netDream Act 03/14/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netGay Marriage and Immigration 05/15/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netPadilla - A Case that can Affect Immigrant's Rights 05/08/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netAutomatic Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship by operation of law 04/30/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netDomestic Violence and Immigration 03/26/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netProvisional Waiver for Illegal Presence for Certain Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens 02/13/20122012
www.anamariapolo.netConsequences of Failing to Comply with Removal Order 07/6/20122012
Angel F. Leal, Jr., P.A. BlogWidowers of Deceased Citizens of United States2011 BlogThe Dream Act/Alternatives for Now2011 - BlogDream Act2011
Angel F. Leal, Jr., P.A. BlogCuban Adjustment for Those Born at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base 03/17/20112011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Miami School of LawPolitics and Public AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Noticias Univision Fin de SemanaCuba podria aceptar repatriaciones de EEUU 07/18/20152015
Noticias Univision 02/11/2015Justice for Immigrant Attacked by Border Patrol Agent2015
Caso CerradoSexual orientation employment discrimination2014
Caso Cerrado Edicion EstelarDeportada Sin Hija 02/13/20132013
Caso CerradoEspanola Busca Venganza 02/12/20132013
a Fondo con Sevcec 06/06/2013Monitoreo por Inmigracion2013
Teresa en Vivo 08/14/2012When and how should you renew your alien registration card 08/14/20122012
Teresa en VivoJames Holmes Case & Insanity Defense 7/28/20122012
Teresa en VivoImmigration & Sealing/Expunging Criminal Records w/Miami-Dade County State Atty's Office Rep 06/16/20122012
Teresa en VivoObama Deferred Action plan for Dreamers 06/23/20122012
Teresa en VivoSupreme Court decision on Arizona Immigration Law 06/30/20122012
Teresa en VivoCriminal Records and Immigration 06/17/122012
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 07/18/2012Abused & Undocumented2012
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 03/17/2012Undocumented Alien Victim of Crime U Visa2012
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 02/23/2012Burned Lady with No Immigration Status2012
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 01/12/2012Ten Questions for Immigration2012
Caso Cerrado Edicion Estelar 10/12/2012Militza Abusada y Destrozada 10/12/20122012
Caso Cerrado Edicion Estelar 08/25/2012Padre luchando por hijos abusados2012
Caso Cerrado Edicion Estelar 06/20/2012Amante Pide Residencia2012
Caso Cerrado Edicion EstelarA Father's Love for Immigration Papers 07/29/20122012
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 9/20/2011Immigration & Same Sex Marriages2011
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 9/16/11Internet Gossip Sites, First Amendment & Defamation2011
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 9/09/2011Residential Foreclosures & Tenant Rights2011
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 8/26/11Human Trafficking, Visa Fraud, & Fiancee Petitions2011
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 11/09/2011Son Sexually Abused2011
Caso Cerrado Special Edition 08/26/2011Labor Law/ Wages & Tips for Waitresses & Termination of Employment2011
Caso Cerrado Edicion EstelarCuban Adjustment Case 04/27/20112011
Caso Cerrado 08/22/2011Where am I from? Girl Born in Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base2011
Caso Cerrado 08/18/2011"Disabled Brazilian Child"2011
Caso Cerrado 08/03/2011"Minor in Films"2011
Caso Cerrado 07/19/2011Hatred of Illegals2011
Caso Cerrado 07/05/2011Arrested for Not Paying Debt2011
Caso Cerrado 05/10/2011Tired of Waiting for the Dream Act2011
Caso Cerrado 04/05/2011Internet Marriage Sites2011
Career DayLawyers and Immigration2011
Caso Cerrado Edicion Estelar 11/08/2010Domestic Violence Self Petitions under VAWA2010
Caso Cerrado 10/14/2010The Girl from Guantanamo2010
Caso Cerrado 06/17/2010First World Shortages2010
Conferencia HispanaHIV/Aids and Immigration Issues2006
XXXVIII Brazil/Miami Prog Munipal Public AdmJudicial System of the United States2004
IX ANNUAL CONFERENCEHispanics: An Emerging Majority2004
Career DayThe Practice of Law2003