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  • “There are not enough words to express my gratitude for the legal service and support I received from Portela Law Firm.”

    - Juan
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  • “El mejor abogado que conozco fui arrestado y me soluciono en una sola corte caso que me podria danar mi vida en los EE. UU. gracias Al Senor Portela y a su equipo!!!”

    - Alejandro
  • “Me siento muy agradecido con todo el equipo de esta firma, mi caso era un poco complicado pero Gracias al profesionalismo del abogado se pudo resolver con exito!! Muchas Gracias 100% recomendado!!”

    - Sergio
  • “Yo recomiendo al abogado Manuel Portela para cualquier caso familiar. El represento a mi suegro en un caso que estaba perdido desde el principio ya que en los ojos de la jueza el era cumpable. Pero el ...”

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  • “Before Manuel Portela was in charge of my criminal case, I was very worried since I didn't know if I was going to go to jail. But since Portela took the case, he gave me the security I needed. Also 4 ...”

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  • “I owe a huge thank you to Mr. Portela and his staff for their continuous support in helping to win both my criminal case and custody case. A year ago, I was facing criminal charges, possibly losing my ...”

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Experienced New York Criminal Defense Attorney

Defending New York Residents & Immigrants in Criminal Cases

Criminal charges can have devastating consequences in all areas of your life. Not only are you at risk of the severe consequences such as imprisonment, probation, large fines, community service, mandatory treatment programs and more, but your future can be placed in jeopardy. Contact a New York criminal defense lawyer immediately, even if charges have not yet been filed but you have been accused of an offense.

The criminal defense and immigration defense team at The Portela Law Firm, P.C. will do everything possible to protect your freedom, as well as your right to remain in this country if you are a non-citizen. To that end, the firm has immigration and criminal defense departments that work together to achieve positive outcomes for clients charged with serious criminal offenses. The legal team will take aggressive and swift action to prevent a conviction that jeopardizes your freedom.

Protecting Immigrants From Deportation

We will take prompt and aggressive action on your case

What should you do if you are being threatened with criminal deportation? In the U.S., a non-citizen could be subject to deportation back to their home country if they have been convicted of certain crimes, including smuggling aliens into the country, perjury, an aggravated felony, or a high speed flight from an immigration checkpoint. Typically, a person convicted of a crime like this could be facing time in prison and heavy penalties. For a non-citizen, the consequences are much more life-altering; he or she could lose the life he or she has made in the U.S. permanently. At our firm, we use our extensive understanding of both immigration and criminal law to fight for individuals like you. The attorneys at the firm are members of the New York State Bar Association, U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Southern Districts and more. They come from diverse and illustrious backgrounds and can address all types of cases at state and federal level, providing service in both English and Spanish as needed. Their cases have been featured in the National Law Review, the New York Law Journal, the New York Times, the New York Jury Verdict Reporter and more.

How Can We Serve You?

We Provide a Wide Range of Services to Best Suit Your Needs
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Aggressive Defense to Protect Your Rights & Freedoms

If you have been accused of a criminal offense, please do not waste any time in your search for an attorney and contact a member of our team.

Manuel Portela,Esq. Principal Attorney

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Reasons to Hire The Portela Law Firm, P.C.

Top-Notch Legal Represntation
  • Former Assistant District Attorney
  • Committed to Client Satisfaction
  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Fluent in English & Spanish

We Are Here to Help

Do you have questions regarding a legal matter? If so, then do not hesitate to get in touch with our team at The Portela Law Firm, P.C. Should you choose to work with our team, you will find peace of mind knowing that we are doing everything in our power to ensure that your rights are protected. We are able to handle cases ranging from criminal defense to immigration defense, visas, and naturalization. Please call our office today if you need assistance with one of these important matters.

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