Manuel Portela, Jr. Has Been Recognized as One of the Top in His Industry by the Expert Network©
The Expert Network© celebrates its newest member, Attorney Manuel Portela, Jr.
New York, NY, August 15, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Manuel Portela, Jr., Founder, The Portela Law Firm, P.C., has joined The Expert Network©, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. Mr. Portela has been chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer™ based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.
Mr. Portela outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, career longevity, and numerous awards and recognitions. After graduating from Fordham University with an honors degree in business, Mr. Portela enrolled at the American University Washington College of Law. Following law school, 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.
With more than 25 years dedicated to law, Mr. Portela brings a wealth of knowledge to his industry, and in particular to his areas of specialization, criminal defense, corporate and commercial law, personal injury law, and matters pertaining to government regulation. When asked why he decided to pursue a career in law, Mr. Portela said:
"It showed me really that with the law, a lot of good can be done in defending victims and representing victims. And it impressed me how the attorney used information and knowledge and experience to bring good to his community."
In 1995, Mr. Portela decided to establish his own practice. The Portela Law Firm prides itself on fighting relentlessly to assert and protect the interest of its clients, concentrating on the areas of criminal defense, immigration, corporate and commercial law, and personal injury. A member of the American Bar Association, he upholds the highest professional integrity and dedication to justice.
As a thought-leader in his field, Mr. Portela is uniquely positioned to identify emerging trends in his many areas of practice. These days, he is concentrating on the department of his firm dedicated to immigration law. Given the current political climate, Mr. Portela is committed to staying on top of changes as they materialize, especially as they relate to his focus on criminal matters. He explains:
"I’m seeing the consequences that criminal convictions can have for legal permanent residents and undocumented individuals. And so, we are focusing all our efforts in understanding and representing the clients and being fully aware of what the immigration consequences can be for many criminal convictions. Clearly, under this new administration, the immigration enforcement is a lot more stringent."
For more information, visit Mr. Portela's profile on the Expert Network© here: https://expertnetwork.co/members/manuel-portela,-jr/267ad18d125960be
The Expert Network© has written this news release with approval and/or contributions from Manuel Portela, Jr. The Expert Network© is an invitation-only reputation management service that is dedicated to helping professionals stand out, network, and gain a competitive edge. The Expert Network© selects a limited number of professionals based on their individual recognitions and history of personal excellence.
Source: The Expert Network©