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Clients don't come into the office with cases, but with problems that need solutions. That is our job here at Bramnick & Rodriguez.  We are here to guide our clients along the difficult journey that comes with having a criminal case or having to navigate the complex world of immigration law.  We are problem solvers and our attorneys are experts at assuring each client's case gets the personal attention it requires to solve that client's situation.  


Whether they are facing possible conviction or deportation, you need solutions to your situation and we are here to help. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 32%
    9 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 32%
    13 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 31%
    9 years
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%


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  • James Sanford Friedman

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Michael for many years. He is dedicated, extremely hard-working, and his knowledge of immigration law and procedure is encyclopedic. He is excellent at what he does.


    James Friedman Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Michelle Lago

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Contact info

Bramnick, Rodriguez, Mitterhoff, Grabas & Woodruff, LLC

1827 East Second Street
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076


NYCurrently registered 200307/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyer2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/Managing PartnerNoriega & Associates, LLC2008 - Present
Assistant Deputy Public DefenderNj Office Of The Public Defender2003 - 2008
Law clerkSuperior Court Of New Jersey2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Union County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New Jersey chapter)Attorney Member2008 - Present
Hispanic Bar Association of New JerseyAttorney Member2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Derek KaltnerLower decision upheld in favor of Defendant
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Publication nameTitleDate
Abogados - NewsletterWho Advises on Padilla?2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Rutgers UniversityAmerican StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Consequencias ImigratoriaComprehensive Immigration Reform2013
12th Annual Sun, Surf and SeminarsImmigration Law2013
Consequences of Criminal PleasImmigration/Criminal Law2012