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Mr. Villanueva is a former prosecutor and he has successfully defended thousands of traffic tickets. He can help you save money, time, and points on your license. Call him now at (866) 402-3239 and ask for your free confidential consultation.
He is a founding partner and lead trial attorney of Villanueva and Sanchala, PLLC. He received his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Stony Brook University.
From his first day in law school Mr. Villanueva knew he wanted to try cases. His passion for trial advocacy ultimately resulted in him being chosen as a member of Hofstra University’s prestigious national trial team.
As a law student, he worked through school assisting in criminal prosecutions for the Town of North Hempstead.
After receiving his Juris Doctor, Mr. Villanueva returned to his home in NYC and served as prosecutor. After a few years of prosecuting serious felonies and misdemeanors, he was recruited by a Fortune 50 company to serve as Senior Trial Counsel. In this capacity, he gained significant daily civil litigation experience and he quickly rose to try many multi-million dollar cases to verdict. He remained in that position for several years until fate had united with him with highly-regarded employment lawyer, Tejash V. Sanchala. The two men quickly realized the importance of merging their practices to form one of the Westchester County’s highly sought after law firms.
Mr. Villanueva is admitted to practice law in front of the United States Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the New York State, and the United States Federal District Courts for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Villanueva has served as:
· Member of the Board of Directors, Westchester County Bar Association.
· Member of the Paralegal Advisory Board, Berkeley College in White Plains.
· Member of the Paralegal Advisory Board, Rockland County Community College.
· Den Leader for Cub Scouts
· General Counsel to the Bronxville Chamber of Commerce.
· Member of Rotary Club International.
· Member of Lions Club International.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Melvin Jones Fellow||Lions Club International||2005|
|Leadership Award (Emeritus)||Westchester County Bar Association||2004|
|Leadership Award (Emeritus)||Westchester County Bar Association||2002|
|Senior Trial Attorney||In House Counsel to a Fortune 100 Company||2000 - 2004|
|Attorney At Law||City of New York||1998 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Rotary International||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2005 - Present|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Chair, Law Day Committee||2005 - Present|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Chair, Outreach Committee||2006 - 2008|
|Westchester Bar Association||Nominating Committee||2006 - 2008|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Board of Directors||2003 - 2006|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Chair, New Lawyers' Section||2002 - 2004|
|Berkeley College of White Plains||Board of Directors, Paralegal Advisory Board||2001 - 2003|
|Rockland County Community College||Board of Directors, Paralegal Advisory Board||2001 - 2003|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Chair, CLE Committee||2001 - 2002|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Chair, Diversity Committee||2001 - 2003|
|National Institute of Trial Advocacy||N/A||2000|
|Hofstra University School of Law||Juris Doctor||1997|
|State University of New York, Stony Brook||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|DWI Seminar||What to do if you are charged with DWI||2009|
|DWI Seminar||What to do if you are charged with DWI||2008|
|People of the State of NY v Confidential||Not Guilty|
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