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I am a native of Northern Virginia, who moved down to Florida over ten years ago to attend law school.  During my time at the Florida State University College of Law I began working for an immigration law firm as a law clerk.  Since that time, I have been working in the field of immigration and international business law.  As a licensed Florida Bar attorney my main focus has been family and employment based immigration.  I also am an avid writer and also serve as an Assistant Professor teaching Western Civilization and Business Law.  I enjoy living in Miami and look forward to building a wonderful life and career in South Florida.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    3 years
  2. Immigration: 45%
    9 years
  3. International Law: 5%
    6 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gregory A Miller

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Alton went above and beyond in representing his client. He contacted me to obtain information from a local Indiana Court. This type of diligence is impressive.


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  • Amber Dianna Murray

    Mr. Alton is an ardent advocate for his clients. He is trustworthy, dependable, and will certainly go the extra mile to ensure the best possible representation for his clients.


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Contact info

Silverberg & Weiss, P.A.

1290 Weston Road
Suite 218
Weston, FL, 33326


FLMember in Good Standing200706/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate in International LawThe Florida State University College of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneySilverberg & Weiss, P.A.2015 - Present
AssociateNogueira Morton, PL2011 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Law QuarterlyRegional Editor - Africa2015 - Present
Florida Bar, International Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Society for the Study of the Crusades and Latin EastNew Member2013 - Present
Florida BarMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
US v. Abdul-GaniuN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
International Law QuarterlyWorld Round Up: Africa2016
UK Human Rights BlogPassports at the junction of international and domestic law2015
International Law QuarterlyWorld Round Up: Africa2015
Tulane Journal of International and Comparative LawThe Constitutionality and Advancement of International Humanitarian Ideals in Libya by NATO and United States' Operations Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector2014
Michigan State International Law ReviewThe Legacy of Operation Allied Force: A Reflection on its Legality Under United States and International Law2012
Annual Survey of International and Comparative LawThe Nature of a Passport at the Intersection of Customary International Law and American Judicial Practice2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
George Mason UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Summer Seminars at the Ancient Spanish MonasteryMedieval History2015
Fall Faculty MeetingFlipped Classroom2014
International Law Informational Career FairInternational Law2009