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Languages spoken: English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Arabic

Practice areas


  1. Federal Crime: 30%
    28 years
  2. Immigration: 30%
    28 years
  3. International Law: 30%
    28 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    28 years

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Beacon of Justice AwardNational Legal Aid and Defender Association2010
President's Pro Bono Service AwardNew York State Bar Association2000
Gamma Beta Sigma (Excellence in MBA program)Zicklin School of Business (Bernard Baruch College)1991
Summa Cum LaudeFordham University1984
Phi Beta Kappa (Junior year)Fordham University1983
Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor SocietyFordham University1983
New York City Classics Medal (Greek and Latin)Fordham Prep1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalRichard Toscano, Esq.2011 - Present
CounselNew York State Senate2009 - 2011
CounselNew York State Assembly2008 - 2011
PrincipalRichard Toscano, Esq2004 - 2008
CounselNew York State Assembly2001 - 2004
CounselConsulate of the Dominican Republic1996 - 2000
PrincipalRichard Toscano, Esq1994 - 1996
PrincipalEasy English Inc.1991 - 1993
AssociateRosen, Torres and Leonard1991 - 1992
AttorneyUs Dept Of Justice1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1990 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New York City Area chapter)N/A1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
City University of New York, Baruch CollegeInternational BusinessMBA - Master of Business Administration1991
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Fordham UniversityClassics/Foreign LanguagesBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration RoundtableAsk the Experts2013
Immigration SeminarIRAIIRA2011
Immigration PhonothonINA Section 245i2010
UASDNew Developments in Immigration Law2007
Bronx Borough PresidentEmergency Crisis Relief2004
Dominican Consulate ForumIMMACT 19902000