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Immigration lawyer with offices in Pensacola, FL and Bologna, ITALY, with practice focusing exclusively on immigration law.  Speaks Spanish and Italian languages.  Over 14 years experience in immigration law.  Focusing on competence in field, quality service, responsiveness to client, and modern technology for efficiency.  Relies heavily on Skype webcams and messaging systems.


Languages spoken: Italian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Moosavi Shabani

    I endorse attorney Richard Arlen Avoid Jr., I have had a pleasure of knowing him through our lawyers chat internet for many years. I have asked him of many complicated legal issues. He is pleasant, knowledgeable, and professional. He is dedicated to the legal profession and truly cares for his clients. I am proud to endorse Mr. Alvoid.


    Michael Shabani Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eugene Stilianopoulos

    Mr. Alvoid has been an esteemed colleague of mine for several years. We have worked together on several cases and discussed legal issues. I find him to be very knowledgeable and caring for his clients. I highly recommend him for any one seeking an immigration attorney in North Florida.


    Eugene Stilianopoulos Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Richard Alvoid, Immigration Attorney

356 W Nine Mile Rd
Pensacola, FL, 32534-1818

Richard Alvoid

356 W 9 Mile Rd
Pensacola, FL, 32534



FLMember in Good Standing200206/17/2016
NYCurrently registered 200003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
PRO BONONW FL Legal Services2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerRichard Alvoid, PA2001 - 2011
Associate AttorneyDavid Ware & Associates2000 - 2001
Law ClerkHarry DeMell, Esq. - Immigration Attorney1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarMember2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Al Ghamdi v Atty GeneralCourt awarded attorney fees to Plaintiff.
Iraqi Bride - Shawn and Ehdaa BlackwellPermanent Residence
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Publication nameTitleDate
AILA's VoiceGoing International: The Next Best Move2014
La Voz del LatinoLas Opciones para El Indocumentado2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Troy State University-Florida RegionInternational RelationsMA - Masters1997
University of West FloridaInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Employment Law: Beyond the BasicsEmployer Compliance with Immigration Law2012
Fringes of Family LawImmigration and Family Law2008
Fringes of Family LawFamily law immigration issues2008
Women's Voters Immigration ForumImmigration law2007
Battered Spouses in Immigration LawImmigrant Battered Spouses2006
Ritmo Latino Simulcast - espanolImmigration Law2001