Skip to main content


Not yet reviewed

About me

Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Photos and videos

1277880 1375886808

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 90%
    20 years
  2. Business: 10%
    6 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Alexander Ivakhnenko Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Isadora Velazquez-Rivas

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Isadora Velazquez-Rivas Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Sanchez-Roig Law Firm, P.A.

14 NE 1st Avenue
Suite 405
Miami, FL, 33132


FLMember in Good Standing199006/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Special Achievements Cash Awards (2004-2009; 2012)U.S. Department of Homeland Security2012
Special Achievement Time-Off Awards (2010-2011)U.S. Department of Homeland Security2011
Asst Secretary’s Outstanding Achievement in Diversity ManagementU.S. Department of Homeland Security2008
Outstanding Achievement Awards (1996-2003)U.S. Department of Homeland Security2003
Superior Achievement Cash Awards (1997-2003)U.S. Department of Justice2003
State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem AwardState of Florida1994
Law Review Board of Editors Award (1988-1990)Syracuse University College of Law - Law Review1990
Law Review Distinguished Service Award (1988-1990)Syracuse University College of Law - Law Review1990
Robert M. Anderson Publication Award (1989-1990)Syracuse University College of Law1990
Samuel J. M. Donnelly Academic Achievement Award (1987-1990)Syracuse University College of Law1990
American Society of Legal ScholarsAmerican Society of Legal Scholars1990
Justinian Honorary Law SocietyJustinian Society of Lawyers1990
Syracuse Law Review, Managing Editor (1989-1990)Syracuse University College of Law - Law Review1990
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif1990
Scribes Competition WinnerScribes: The American Society of Legal Writers1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerSanchez-Roig & Solow, PLLC2015 - Present
Founding PartnerSanchez-Roig Law Firm, P.A.2013 - 2015
Senior AttorneyU.S. Department of Homeland Security2011 - 2013
Deputy Chief CounselU.S. Department of Homeland Security1997 - 2011
Assistant District CounselU.S. Department of Justice1996 - 1997
Associate, Corporate & Real EstateZuckerman Spaeder, LLP1994 - 1996
Associate, Business and FinanceMorgan Lewis & Bockius1990 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Catholic Charities Legal Services MiamiBoard of Directors2016 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (South Florida Chapter)Board of Directors2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationLGBT National Committee2015 - Present
Florida Lawyers NetworkMember2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Florida BarMember1990 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
FL Editor 1994, 1995Drafting the Durable Power of Attorney: A Systems Approach1995
American Bar AssociationCuban Constitutionalism and Rights: An Overview of the Constitutions of 1901 and 19401994
40 Syracuse L. Rev. 1089Putting the Show Together and Taking it on the Road: Copyright, the Appropriate Protection for Theatrical Scenic and Costume Designs1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Florida Atlantic UniversityFine ArtsMA - Masters1984
Florida Atlantic UniversityFine ArtsBachelor1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lazy Days of Summer CLE SeriesWaivers for Criminal Removal Grounds2016
37th Annual AILA South Florida Immigration Law ConferenceCreative Strategies for Immigration Relief2016
Lazy Days of Summer CLE SeriesComplicated Adjustment of Status2015
Lazy Days of Summer CLE SeriesConsular Processing and Waivers for Immigrants and Nonimmigrants: Top Inadmissibility Grounds and Dealing with Criminal Convictions2015
36th AILA South Florida Annual Immigration Law ConferenceSurviving a Removal Charge2015
Training for Miami New HiresNon-LPR Cancellation and LPR Cancellation2014
Lazy Days of Summer CLE SeriesBIA Appeals -- I-130s and Removal Proceedings2014
Immigration Law ClinicRecognition and Accreditation2014
BIA Accreditation TrainingBIA Recognition and Accreditation2014
Lazy Days of Summer: Updates in ImmigrationRelief from Removal2013