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Achmed Mirari Defreitas

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Criminal, Business, Litigation, Personal Injury, Employment

I attended the State University of New York at Albany, graduating cum laude in 2000. This earned me a scholarship to attend Southern Methodist Univers... (more)

"Mr. Defreitas is an Outstanding Attorney! He does his due diligence and shows compassion for his clients. Alex strives to have charges dismissed/not guilty and I must say... You Want Him On Your Side! nHighly Recommended ~ Thank you for all you do."

  7 months ago     Linda Rivera


"Alex and his staff have made me feel like I am being represented by the BEST of the BEST! Alex has been there to answer any questions I have every step of the way. I would recommend The Defreitas firm to anyone who gets into a legal situation. He is worth every penny."

  7 months ago     Vanessa Robles


"Mr. Defreitas is the first straight forward honest attorney I found that handled my matters efficiently and answered my questions without running up unnecessary hours. I would definitely hire him again and recommend him."

  4 months ago     Danielle


"I hired Mr. Defreitas on certain complicated matters with a business I had and an employment issue I was going through. He showed great skill and expertise in several different areas of law and in the procedures and strategies necessary to handle my problems. While I hope to never have to need an attorney again, if I do need one again, I will be contacting him."

  9 months ago     joy mathew


"Alex is my legal advisor for all my legal needs. He used to be a prosecutor and has trial experience, but is also well versed in handling business matters and civil litigation."

  1 year ago     Kashia Buks


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