Manuel Portela, Jr., Esq. is an alumnus of Fordham University and American... more
Manuel Portela, Jr., Esq. is an alumnus of Fordham University and American University Law School. He is admitted to the New York Bar, New Jersey Bar, and U.S. District Court (First and Second Departments). After graduating from law school, Mr. Portela commenced his legal career working as an Assistant District Attorney at the King's County District Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, New York. Durin... view profile
I have always enjoyed the practice of law, from the simple appearances in court to... more
I have always enjoyed the practice of law, from the simple appearances in court to the arguments made before a jury. I have found my talent in being able to speak to people, to make them understand my side, to convince and persuade. I have combined this interest and talent into a practice that I am very proud of.
Nathaniel is an experienced attorney who defends clients under investigation or... more
Nathaniel is an experienced attorney who defends clients under investigation or indictment in New York state and federal court. A former prosecutor with the Rackets Bureau of the Manhattan DA's office, he also taught the "Hope for Hopeless Cases" lecture seried for West Legal Ed Center, and is the creator of the "Ilustrated Guide to Law" web and book series.
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