Prosecute narcotics, immigration, gang, and firearms cases. Previously focused on human slavery, sex trafficking and child pornography cases; also prosecuted bribery, identity fraud, and computer hacking cases, completing over a dozen jury trials. Conduct grand jury investigations; prepare search warrants, wiretap applications, indictments and other charging instruments; handle pre-trial motions and complex jury trials for both Major Crimes, Special Prosecutions, and Narcotics divisions. Successfully defended cases appealed to the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Assisted in the creation of the Southern District of Florida's Human Trafficking Task Force comprising more than 40 law enforcement agencies and non-profit organizations, and spoke at statewide and national DOJ conferences on human trafficking.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 06/22/2015
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Attorney General's Internet Crimes Against Children Award||U.S. Department of Justice||2009|
|Assistant U.S. Attorney||United States Dept. of Justice||2006 - Present|
|Legislative Counsel||United States House of Representatives||2005 - 2006|
|Research Fellow||Hudson Institute||2003 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|ABA Criminal Justice Section||Prosecution Function Committee||2011 - Present|
|ABA Criminal Justice Section||Policy & Legislation Committee||2011 - Present|
|ABA Criminal Justice Section||White Collar Crime Subcommittee||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Business Law Section||Government Affairs Practice Committee||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Advisory Panel Member||2008 - Present|
|National Law Journal||Rein in contingencies||2004|
|Campus Magazine||Boxing in the Bill of Rights||2002|
|The University of Houston Law Center||Juris Doctor||2003|
|The University of Texas at Austin||BBA||1998|
|Immigration Law & Policy: A Spectrum of Issues Facing the Business and Legal Communities||Human Trafficking||2008|