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Alfonso Briz Otero

Criminal defense Attorney at San Antonio, TX

4.8   37 reviews

also known as Alfonso Otero

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  • Licensed for 22 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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19 YEARS SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDING PEOPLE'S FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS.

Alfonso Otero is an attorney committed to excellence. Mr. Otero will strive to achieve the best results possible under the facts of every case. Mr. Otero will keep you informed of the progress of your case and will strive to make sure there is a perfect understanding of your case, the law and the facts.  Mr. Otero understands the stress and anxiety that the legal process causes in all his client's lives.  He is committed to find justice and a fair result for you. 

 

 

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Awards

Client's Choice 2018,2016
Client's Choice
2018 2016
Top Contributor 2015,2014
Top Contributor
2015 2014

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Alfonso Otero Attorney at Law, P.C.
8620 N. New Braunfels
STE. 605
San Antonio, TX, 78217

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  37 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2018
Client's Choice
Client's Choice is an Avvo award granted to attorneys with a significant number of client reviews over 4 stars in a given year.
Posted by Martin | March 17, 2014
Great Lawyer
Oltero has done a great job on my case he got me out of immigration detention when alot of lawyers said it could not be done.I highly recommend this lawyer.
Posted by Arlene | May 15, 2014
Best Attorney In San Antonio
I am thankful with Otero for being there when i really needed his help.. I would recommend him to any person that is having any type of immigration, deportation problems...THE BEST at his work..
Posted by Mueez | November 1, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent service, very professional and efficient
Attorney Alfonso made me feel confident and took away my worries, also explained each stage of the process. Because of attorney Alfonso I was granted my relief and can now file for my visa!!! I would highly recommend attorney Alfonso to anyone looking for a great immigration attorney
Posted by Juan V. | May 5, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
"The most incompetent lawyer you will find"
You can not count on him to represent you on your charges , he is lacking of so many things. He did do anything for me, except of course collect my money!
Posted by Diego | March 8, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excelente abogado
Excelente abogado 100 % recomendable, todo el tiempo estuvo al pendiente de mi proceso y atendiendo mis dudas. Muy profesional.
Posted by Leonardo | March 3, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Immigration case
Alfonso otero immediately worked on my case, I was out from the detention center once hired, he communicated with me in all ways, I recommended alfonso Otero to everyone who need legal help.
Posted by Kevin | July 16, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional service with understanding of time and being able to finish right
He helped me get the best deal I could get even though I was supposed to get time at the end of the day you did a great outstanding job and I'm very appreciative of his work. He does a lot of work for the court but he's a great lawyer to hire. If there is only more lawyers that are in the court system that would help you like he would there be more free people with more chances to get their life right..
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Posted by Alicia B. | January 25, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellente Abogado
100% recomiendo al abogado Otero. Es un abogado que se enfoca en su trabajo y siempre esta al pendiente de sus clientes. Es muy sincero y te explica muy bien como son las cosas desde un principio. Gracias a el , el caso de mi esposo fue resuelto.
Posted by GAIL | September 6, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Insightful
Attorney Otero was the appointed attorney for my nephew. The first time I met with Attorney Otero, he asked a question that let me know he was an insightful person, and that gave me hope. He responded to my emails and phone calls; he treated me with respect. Overall, I appreciate the time and energy that he put into this case as a court appointed attorney.
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Posted by Angela | August 8, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exelente abogado!
I highly recommend Mr. Otero he's very professional, always willing to answer questions.A lawyer you can trust 100%. Solved our immigration case which we greatly appreciate! Mario Carranza y Angela Abogado Otero es altamente recomendado! Siempre dispuesto a contestar preguntas.Un abogado en el cual puede confiar al 100% Resolvio nuestro caso de migracion por el cual estamos muy agradecidos! Mario Carranza y Angela
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Posted by Estefania | April 7, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Helped me get my GC with CSPA protection
Most reliable attorney for immigration cases, he also understands the CSPA law, which is hard to find. Me and my mother are very grateful and satisfied with the service.
Posted by Rosa Alvarado. | February 9, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exelente abogadol!!!
Muy agradecida con la atencion profesional y eficaz aun encontrandonos en una dificil etapa de pandemia, en corto tiempo solucion lo de mi status migratorio. Ampliamente recomendable. Dios lo bendiga y guie sus pasos.
Posted by Joel | January 29, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great job
Alfonso Otero did a great job representing my dad at federal court. He had the cases dismissed and helped us out in everything he could.I would call him again without a doubt. He's a great attorney!!
Posted by Araceli | August 12, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excelente abogado
Cuando pensamos k ya no se podia hacer nada con una deportacion, el sr otero le quito la deportacion y lo dejaron quedarse sin ninguna consecuencia gracias... a el
Posted by Jesus | December 10, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Honest and Bold Lawyer (Honesto y Audaz)
Mr. Otero was a wonderful representative of calm preparedness during what became a lengthly and tenacious divorce litigation. I so appreciated his knowledge,calming presence and his respectful attitude in and outside of the courtroom. He always had everything under control, always keeping in mind what was fair and in my children's best interest. Being a lawyer from another city he was always available and accessible helping me stay calm. I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family. Very responsive to my needs and concerns.Immediately, the case turned around and I saw the strategy of a winner. If Otero is on the case, make sure he's on your side.
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Posted by Maria | November 26, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
Yo estoy muy agradecida con el señor Otero k gracias a su buen trabajo el logro conseguir mi residencia . Eternamente agradecida con usted mi lic.
Posted by anonymous | August 10, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Client
I highly recommend Alfonso Otero. He is very experienced in his line of work in Immigration and Criminal law combined. He was professional, honest and very effective. It was a pleasure explaining my case to Mr. Otero. He provided me with all the time I needed to explain my case and is easy to work with. He explained my case thoroughly and predicted to me I would have a successful outcome. He answered all my phone calls promptly. I am especially grateful for his patients toward my family. He was considerate of my families economic situation. He worked everything out for minimum cost. He did a fast, effective and incredible job. Mr. Otero knows his job and is a 100% trust worthy attorney. After, having consulted other attorneys who advised me of no solution for my case, Mr. Ortero advised me there was still hope and he would help assist me. I'm very pleased with the paperwork submitted to the Immigration Judge; it was fearless, strong and effective. He did a phenomenal job on a complicated case. In closing, I would recommend Mr. Otero to any individual who is in need of legal advise.
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Posted by Evelyn | June 14, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great help!
Mr. Otero was very helpful throughout our whole immigration process. He was always in touch with us regarding information or documents we needed to send. The best way we kept in touch was via EMAIL. I am very thankful he was with us till the end of the case and we actually hired him for a whole differrent case and was also glad to help. We highly recommend his service!!
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Posted by Fernando | June 4, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent representation
I highly recommend Alfonso Otero! I recently used his services to help with my green card process and I could not be happier. From the minute I went in for a consultation, Alfonso Otero has always been very prompt, professional, and informative. His office offers a wide range of legal services so if needed, I would definitely use him again in a heartbeat. He is also bilingual in Spanish.
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Posted by Angela | June 3, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Immigration
I highly recommend lawer Alfonso Otero he took our immigration case a person you can trust always there for you Ampliamente recomiendo al Abogado Alfonso Otero tomo nuestro caso d Imigracion y lo resolvio Atentamente agradecidos Mario y Angela d San Antonio,Tx.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Alfonso Otero Attorney at Law, P.C.
  • 2001 - Present

Education

  • St. Marys University School of Law
  • JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA
  • 2001
  • St. Marys University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1999
  • Autonomous National University of Mexico
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996

Legal Cases

  • Texas v. Acosta
  • Not guilty of delivery
  • Texas v. Anshasi
  • Jury verdict not guilty
  • US v. Garcia
  • Jury verdict not guilty
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Associations

  • Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • 2014 - Present
  • Southern District of Texas Federal Bar
  • 2005 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • United states court of appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Member
  • Western District of Texas Federal Bar
  • 2001 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2018
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2016
  • Preeminent 4.5 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Excellence in Immigration Law
  • Cambridge Who's Who
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyer
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2007
  • Richard Green Award
  • St. Mary's University
  • 2001
  • Santa Maria Justice Award
  • St. Mary's Univeristy
  • 2000
  • Advocacia sin Fronteras
  • St. Mary's University
  • 1999
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Immigration Consequences of Crimes and Padilla v. Kentucky
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (4)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Otero fights for his clients. He has a unique ability to find solutions that are not immediately apparent. He knows the law, and knows the arguments to help his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Otero is a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alfonso is a fine attorney who is dedicated to his clients and works tirelessly for successful results. I have no hesitation when endorsing him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
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San Antonio Criminal defense Lawyer Alfonso Briz Otero
Alfonso Briz Otero
Criminal defense Attorney
San Antonio, TX
Licensed for 22 years
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