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Juan Carlos Monteza

Juan Carlos MontezaAttorney Juan Carlos Monteza specializes in criminal and immigration defense and in the interplay between both disciplines. During the last eight years, he has practiced exclusively in the New York Criminal and Immigration Courts. Mr. Monteza has successfully prevented deportations for people convicted of drug cases, assaults, theft, domestic violence, sex crimes, crimes against children, forgery-related crimes, crimes against the government and the court system and an array of economic crimes.

His defense work has taken him to every Criminal and Supreme Court in lower New York state such as Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Sullivan counties. After obtaining favorable results on their criminal cases, Mr. Monteza has often successfully defended the very same clients before the USCIS and the Immigration Courts at 26 Federal Plaza, 201 Varick Street and 970 Broad Street in Newark, the Executive Office of Immigration Review, and the Board of Immigration Appeals in Falls Church, Virginia on their deportation, adjustment and citizenship cases.

Mr. Monteza received his Masters of Law degree in Intellectual Property Law, LLM on 2004 from the Yeshiva University, Benjamin Cardozo Law School in New York City, where he was a member of the Intellectual Law Society. He received his LLB law degree from the Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Lima, Peru where he graduated in the top third of his class. Mr. Monteza also worked at the legal division of Geotecnica, Lima, Peru and at the Peruvian Ministry of Labor assisting poor persons in their claims against abusive employers. While in law school Mr. Monteza worked at the Ministry of Justice handling prisoner's amnesty and pardon applications. He is licensed to practice in New York and in Lima, Peru. In his spare time, Mr. Monteza enjoys international travel, literature, music and cuisine.

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