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Manuel Portela, Esq.

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Manuel Portela Esq. is the founding partner of The Portela Law Firm, P.C. He specializes in Corporate and Commercial Law, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury.

After graduating from Fordham University with honors and earning a law degree from 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, Esq. 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.

Manuel Portela, Esq., Un Abogado Para Todos

Manuel Portela Esq. es el fundador de The Portela Law Firm, P.C.. Se especializa en Derecho de sociedades y mercantil, Defensa criminal y Daños Personales.

Después de graduarse con honores de la Universidad de Fordham y obtener el título de abogado del American University Washington College of Law, el Sr. Portela fué nombrado ayudante del fiscal del distrito en la Oficina del Condado de Kings en Nueva York. Durante sus funciones como ayudante de fiscal, recibió una amplia capacitación e instrucción en las Oficinas de: Corte Penal, Evaluación de Casos Tempranos, Investigaciones de Delitos y de la Corte Suprema. Entre los casos de delitos graves y delitos menores que ganó con éxito, resolvió miles de casos mediante negociaciones efectivas. Después de su renuncia, el Sr. Portela diversificó su bufete presentando servicios tanto a empresas como a particulares.

Manuel Portela, Esq. creó The Portela Law Firm, P.C. con el objetivo de luchar sin descanso para defender y proteger los intereses de sus clientes, así como proporcionar representación profesional y cercano en el trato humano a los diversos grupos de población de Nueva York.

  • King County Assistant District Attorney Senior Trial Attorney (1990-1995)
  • New York Federal Reserve Bank Domestic Bank Examiner, 1986
  • Washington College of Law at American University - JD American University International Law Journal - University 1990
  • Fordham University - BS University 1986

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