Mr. Manuel Portela

New York City, New York
Experience: 24 years
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About Mr. Manuel Portela

Manuel Portela Manuel@portelalaw.com Law School: The Washington College of Law at American University, Degree: JD 1990 Undergraduate School: Fordham University, 1986 Foreign Language: Spanish Manuel Portela Esq. is the founding partner of The Portela Law Firm, P.C. He specializes in Criminal Defense, Immigration, Family Law and Personal Injury. After graduating from Fordham University and American University Washington College of Law, Mr. Portela accepted an appointment as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney‘s Office in New York. During his tenure as an Assistant District Attorney, he received extensive training and instruction in the Criminal Court Bureau, Early Case Assessment Bureau, Felony Investigations Bureau and the Supreme Court Bureau. Among the Felony and Misdemeanor cases that he successfully won, he resolved thousands of cases through effective plea negotiations. After his resignation Mr. Portela diversified his practice representing businesses as well as individuals. Manuel Portela launched The Portela Law Firm, P.C. with the aim of fighting relentlessly to assert and protect the interest of his clients as well as providing professional and compassionate representation to New York‘s diverse population. Work Experience, Certifications and awards: King County Assistant District Attorney, Senior Trial Attorney (1990-1995) American University International Law Journal, Senior Editor New York Federal Reserve Bank, 1986, Division: Domestic Bank Examinations- Domestic Bank Examiner

Language(s) Spoken by Mr. Manuel Portela

  • Spanish : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Tickets
  • White Collar Crime

Fees

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional InformationFlat Fee Retainers, Contingent Fees and Hourly Fees available depending on the assignment.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New YorkSince 1993

Professional Experience

  • Assistant District Attorney, Felony Trial Bureau Kings County District Attorney's Office 1990 - 1995 After graduating from Fordham University and American University Washington College of Law, Mr. Portela accepted an appointment as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney‘s Office in New York. During his tenure as an Assistant District Attorney, he received extensive training and instruction in the Criminal Court Bureau, Early Case Assessment Bureau, Felony Investigations Bureau and the Supreme Court Bureau. Among the Felony and Misdemeanor cases that he successfully won, he resolved thousands of cases through effective plea negotiations.
  • Domestic Bank Examiner Federal Reserve Bank of New York 1986 - 1987 After graduating from Fodham University with a degree in Business, Manuel Portela accepted an appointment as a Bank Examiner at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in Manhattan. During his training he worked with a team of examiners who conducted on site bank examination of member banks of the Federal Reserve Bank. Following one year at the Federal Reserve Bank, Manuel Portela commenced his legal studies at American University, The Washington College of Law.

Education

  • American University Washington College of Law Law 1987 - 1990
  • Fordham University B.S. | Business 1982 - 1986Honors: Cursu Honorum, Benedict T Harter CEO's Outstanding ServiceActivities: President o

Awards

  • Sevice Award King's County District Attorney's Office 1990

Professional Association

  • USA Latin Chamber of Commerce #1117801 Vice President 2008 - 2009
  • Lex Owner's Corp. #1117802 Board Of Director 2004 - 2007

Address

177 WADSWORTH AVE
New York
New York City, NY 10033 USA

Telephone: (212) 927-7363
Fax:

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