The Defreitas Firm

The Defreitas Firm

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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 University's Dedman School of Law, in Dallas,... (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."

  3 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."

  3 months ago     Vanessa Robles

"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."

  5 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."

  8 months ago     Kashia Buks

"I had a case put against me from a fortune 500 company but Alex Defreitas could careless who pressed charges on me cause is he was prepared to prove me innocents. Less than half a year after the case was put against me Mr.Defretias was able to negotiate with the district attorney and get my case dismissed. The information and evidence he was able to find proved my innocents and he was able to show the state that and they realized they had nothing against me, case dismissed, no probation, no court fees and no more worries. Thanks again Alex now I may get back to my happy life."

  1 year ago     Silas Jermany


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