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Alexandre Law Firm

136-20 38th Avenue, #3A-1
Flushing, NY, 11354

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Litigation: 20%


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  • Alexander Amar Kannan

    Felipe is an excellent attorney who always maintains clients' interests as top priority. He has extensive experience in public service and speaks several languages, thus providing him the tools and patience to be a fine advocate on behalf of those trapped in the middle of a threatening and complex legal system. I endorse Felipe!


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NYCurrently registered 201203/07/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 under 40 Lawyer- ImmigrationAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
FellowshipEqual Justice/ Gideon's Promise2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerAlexandre Law Firm2013 - Present
Attorney and Crimmigration AdvisorCUNY Immigration Now!2014 - 2015
Director of Criminal Defense Immigration ProjectNew York State Defenders Association2012 - 2014
Legal InternMarion County Public Defender (Indianapolis, IN)2011 - 2011
Legal InternMonroe County Public Defender (Bloomington, IN)2011 - 2011
Assistant Public DefenderMonroe County (Ny) Public Defenders Office2011 - 2012
Legal InternGreater Boston Legal Services2009 - 2009
Legal InternBaker &McKenzie (Beijing)2008 - 2008
Legal InternVint and Seydewitz (Washington D.C.)2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida Brazilian Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - Present
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro OrlandoMember2013 - Present
New York BarMember2012 - Present
New York State Defenders AssociationDirector of Criminal Defense Immigration Project2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Venezuelan asyleeGranted Withholding of Removal
Vietnamese refugeeGranted Withholding of Removal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Florida International UniversityAsian StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Miami Dade CollegeTranslation and InterpretationAssociates2004
Zhejiang UniversityChinese LawNot obtained (exchange)N/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Flushing Community ConferenceOverview on Immigration Law2016
Implications of President Obama's Executive OrderObama's Executive Order2014
Rockland County Public Defense trainingUpdates on "crimmigration"2013
Nassau County Public Defense TrainingLife after Padilla v Kentucky2013
Justice Talks: How can you ensure Gideon's Promise is fulfilled?Fordham Law Panel2013
Federal Criminal Defense PracticeCriminal Defense Immigration Update2013
CUNY TrainingWrapping your head around that Rap Sheet2013
Brazilian Independence DayImmigration Reform and Consequences of Crime2013
AILA Northern Border ConferenceThe Crimmigrant2013