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Xavier A. Palacios

Immigration Attorney at Mineola, NY

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Xavier A. Palacios founded The Law Offices of Xavier A. Palacios & Associates in 2005, a boutique law firm, which specializes in Criminal, Civil and Immigration litigation. In 2013, due to the firm’s expansion, Xavier changed the name of The Law Offices of Xavier A. Palacios & Associates to Palacios Law Group.
 
Xavier Palacios started his career in 1996 as an attorney at the esteemed firm Pillari and Vella Esqs. That firm specialized in litigation, tackling high profile criminal and personal injury cases. In 2001 Xavier was made a partner in the new firm of Pillari, Vella & Palacios, LLP, a firm that became recognized as a pioneer of innovative trial techniques in federal immigration cases.
 
 
Xavier received his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 1992 where he majored in Political Science. He graduated from Boston University School of Law with his Jurisprudence Doctorate degree in 1995 and was admitted as a New York Attorney in 1997. Xavier is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyer’s Association, the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association and the National Immigration Project.
 
 
When not practicing law Xavier dedicates much of his time to non-for-profit entities and the people they serve. He is very active with Huntington Hospital and currently serves as a mentor to a young boy through the Nassau County Bar Association at Westbury Middle School.
 
 
In 2010, Xavier co-founded Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter, which is an organization established to revitalize Huntington Station through business development, social conditioning, beautification, youth programs, mentorship, vocational training and community counseling. The town of Huntington and Suffolk County issued Proclamations in recognition of the organization’s efforts. Xavier also is an elected member of the Huntington Public School Board. He was elected in 2012 and serves as an active member on the board.
 
 
Xavier provides creative litigation techniques to clients with complex legal issues but he also believes strongly in volunteering his services to the less fortunate and under his leadership, Xavier’s law firm has maintained a strong tradition of pro-bono service for the under represented.
 
 
Areas of Practice: Immigration, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate

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Licensed for 24 years
State NY
Status Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday
Acquired 1998
Updated 11/17/2022

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Palacios Law Group
15 Roslyn Road
Mineola, NY, 11501
Palacios Law Group
1399 New York Avenue
Huntington Station, NY, 11746
Palacios Law Group
160 Howells Road
Bay Shore, NY, 11706
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4.9 / 5.0
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Posted by Eddy Jefferson Reyes Osorio | January 8, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Abogado palacio
Visite la oficina de Huntington hoy y fui muy bien atendido , excelente servicio con amabilidad y muy bien recibidos por el personal que labora en las oficinas
Posted by Maria Gonzalez | July 11, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
A great immigration attorney
Xavier A Palacios is an excellent attorney. Thanks to his great work I am now a permanent resident of the United States. Thank you for everything.
Posted by anonymous | February 4, 2018
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Excellent attorney & staff
I have hired Mr. Xavier Palacios and his law group in numerous occasions (4 times) for a personal case for my son and a few other times for personal injury. I have trusted Xavier since my first personal injury case in 1997. The service provide, the knowledge & honesty keeps us going back whenever we need an attorney. He takes his time to listen to each situation, explains the process in detail, & never fails to keep us updated via email or calls. Thank you Xavier for your outstanding job and helping us when we need it. I highly recommend Mr.Palacios and his law group.
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Posted by anonymous | February 2, 2018
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Great experience with PLG
I hired PLG, and in particular Xavier Palacios, for a real estate transaction. It was not a straightforward case, but PLG always represented me in a thorough, timely, and ethical manner.
Posted by anonymous | February 15, 2017
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Excellent staff and Customer Service
I was referred to Palacios Law Group by a coworker. When i arrived i was seated with Mr. Palacios' paralegal, Vilma in the mean time to get some general information from me prior to meeting with attorney Palacios. Needless to say, Vilma was great. She genuinely enjoys what she does and has the most interest in helping others. Overall, based on the attention and service she provided my family and I gives me the assurance any client should feel that my case will be handled with the most care.
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Posted by anonymous | February 3, 2017
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Great Paralegal
Vilma fuentes, an immigration paralegal, helped me with my brothers case, Carlos Once..she was even nice enough to provide me with her cell phone number so that I could call her when he got released after hours.
Posted by anonymous | February 3, 2017
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Vilma
Went in to inquire about getting citizenship and one of the paralegals there named Vilma helped me with getting the process going. She was extremely helpful, well informed, and made me feel entirely at ease.
Posted by anonymous | February 3, 2017
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Super helpful and insightful
Went in for a consultation and everyone was very courteous and attentive,especially Vilma. She definitely knew what she was talking about.
Posted by Lilian Hernandez | February 7, 2016
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Excelente abogado de imigracion
Mi familia y yo estamos muy agradecidos con el abogado Xavier Palacios y su personal de trabajo despúes de luchar por 9 años con otros abogados y sin ninguna solucion. El abogado Xavier Palacio logro con su empeño y su dedicación y sinceridad tramitir mi residencia permanente en un corto tiempo de 6 meses. Estamos satisfechos con su excelente trabajo y su personal (Iglika) y seguiremos depositando nuestra confianza al buffet de abogados mil gracias.
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Posted by Dean | November 11, 2015
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Very honest and GENUINE law firm
My name is Dean and I had spoken and met with Mr Xavier palacios, conerning my medical malparctice/fraud/neggligence case. Mr xavier was very understanding as well as very sympathetic torwards my situation. He also told me step-by-step of the process that would be needed in my case,in which I greatly appreciate him taking time out of his own schedule to explain to me in detail. He also advised me that he will forward all of my medical reports to his specialist medical malpractice lawyer who's name is yvette,who specializes and handles medical malpractice for the firm. I also had spoken with Yvette about my case and she was very understanding kind,very patient and also knowledgable,and kindly asked me for certain current essential reports from my treating doctor that were needed in which I dropped off to the office on that same day. she was a very kind person that understands her clients and I can say and will say that this firm does not treat their clients as numbers but as individuals they take pride in their work and they take their time in each case. So,they try their best to get the best results for each of their clientsI. I was very thankful that a good friend of mine referred me to their office who also used there serviises and he was VERY happy. With their outcome. and I am also thankful that they are reviewing my medical paperwork and I thank the whole firm for their kindness patience and as well as their hard work. Also, I thank my friend for referring me to this proffesional firm. THANK AGAIN PALACIOS LAW OFFICE & STAFF.....
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Posted by Mario Blanco | October 31, 2015
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excellent attorney
tuvimos un caso de immigracion el cual era un poco complicado pero gracias a Dios y al abogado logramos solucionarlo . Estamos muy contentos y agradecidos con el y con todo su eficiente personal, estamos satisfechos con su trabajo por lo que seguira siendo nuestro abogado de confianza.
Posted by Martha | October 22, 2015
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Personal injury result
Palacios's Law Group has done an excellent job expediting my case. They were always on top of my case, and were great with updating me about it.
Posted by Marvin Parada | October 17, 2015
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Un abogado excelente
Xavier Palacios un muy bien abogado y una persona excelente y todo lo que el hace con su trabajo es excelente. Despues de estar 16 anos en los Estados Unidos por fin yo fui a mi pais para recibir mi visado de inmigrante. Gracias de abogado Xavier Palacios yo tengo mi residencia permanente. Yo y mi familia estamos muy agradecido de El.
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Posted by Dilcia Castillo | October 13, 2015
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great attorney, excellent service
bueno estoy muy contenta con el servicio que me brindó mi abogado y es muy sierto confiar en la palabras que él nos da y me siento muy orgullosa saber que existe buena persona ayudandole a la comunidad que diosito lo siga bendiciendo mil gracias todo se lo agradesco
Posted by Diego and Nelly Aucancela | October 8, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
A great immigration attorney
Por la presente me siento muy contento agradecido a la firma de abogado palacios law group. ya que an pasado 14 años de estar aquí sin documentos, ahora gracias al abogado Palacios tengo mi residencia permanente. Voy a recomendar Xavier Palacios a todos mis amistades.
Posted by Maria v | August 27, 2015
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Green card aprove
I highly recommend Palacios Law group i when for my inmigration entreview today and because every single. Form was done the right way i did not have any trouble they very profesionals and they know what they doing also to mention i got aprove im very thankfull with palacios law group im finally coming home legal to reunited with my family
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Posted by Helen And Santiago López | July 24, 2015
Great lawyer
I personally would like to say that Xavier And his law group aré great at what they do. Since the day we met him we knew we could trust him because of his honesty And knowledge. Everything was always explained to us in detail And we always got calls or emails on any updates about our case. Over all we aré very happy And satisfied with the services we recieved from xaviers law group. I highly recomend Anyone looking for a good lawyer to contact them!
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Posted by anonymous | February 9, 2017
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Such compassion and care
I was extremely nervous when I went for my consultation but from the beginning to the end, Vilma Fuentes was right there for me. She put me at ease and made sure I understood every detail of the process. Such an amazing individual and complete professional.
Posted by Jeannie | February 9, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
great customer service
I was referred to this practice by a friend for immigration issues we were having & Vilma the paralegal for this lawyer was extremely knowledgable & helpful. Vilma was patient, kind, thorough in doing her job. Can't thank her enough .
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  • Free Consultation 20 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • PALACIOS LAW GROUP
  • 1998 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Pillari and Vella Esqs.
  • 1996 - 2001

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Columbia University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1993

Associations

  • Northwell Health Huntington Hospital
  • Board of Directors
  • 2018 - Present
  • Huntington School Board
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Long Island Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Lawyers Guild, National Immigration Project
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Recognizing Excellence in Immigration Law
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2018
  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018

Speaking Engagements

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Endorse Xavier
Immigration Attorney | Dec 19
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer whole heartedly and without hesitation. Mr. Palacios is innovative, fearless and an expert in the field of immigration with more than 18 years of experience. His courtroom prowess is only matched by his sympathy and compassion that he gives to each and everyone of his clients."
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Mineola Immigration Lawyer Xavier A. Palacios
Xavier A. Palacios
Immigration Attorney
Mineola, NY
Licensed for 24 years
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