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Hector Oropeza is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Washington, DC, and New York

Hector Z. Oropeza is the founding owner of Oropeza Law Firm, PLLC. Mr. Oropeza’s personal injury practice is concentrated in the areas of medical malpractice, automobile accidents, pedestrian accidents, products liability, and other personal injury accidents. Mr. Oropeza’s criminal defense practice is concentrated, but not limited to, DUI/DWI, driving with a suspended license, Civil Protection Orders, Peace Orders, Possession, CDS Possession and Assault.

Mr. Oropeza has been listed on the Continental Who’s Who Registry of National Business Leaders and is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“HBA-DC”), Maryland State Bar Association (“MSBA”), and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“BADC”). Mr. Oropeza also serves as a Good Samaritan Advocate at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, MD.  As a Good Samaritan Advocate he represents indigent members of Montgomery County who have various legal needs for free. Mr. Oropeza also acts as an Appointed Attorney in Montgomery County and Baltimore City where he advocates for the rights of indigent defendants in their Bail Hearings before Judicial Officers.

Mr. Oropeza is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the Howard University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Oropeza participated in the International Moot Court Team where he argued complex international legal issues. While in law school, Mr. Oropeza was the Vice President of Hispanic Bar Association (“La Alianza”).

After law school, Mr. Oropeza worked at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP for two years. At Fried Frank, Mr. Oropeza structured and reorganized hedge funds and private equity funds, filed Quarterly and Annual Reports, and incorporated many entities in different jurisdictions. While at Fried Frank, Mr. Oropeza also fought for the rights of Guantanamo Bay Detainees Pro Bono.

Prior to the Oropeza Law Firm, PLLC, Mr. Oropeza was a partner at Castro & Oropeza Law Firm, PLLC. for six years. Prior to Castro & Oropeza Law Firm, PLLC., Mr. Oropeza worked as an associate at Cohen & Cohen, P.C. and as Vice President of Legal Affairs for Capital Reporting Company.

Mr. Oropeza spent much of his career advocating for the rights of the underrepresented and unrepresented and looks forward to advocating for the rights and interests of his clients.
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University of MarylandBachelorsN/A
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Maryland2009
New York2008
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DC State Lawyer Additional Information: Disciplinary history: No MD State Lawyer Additional Information: Section Membership: Section of Criminal Law & Practice Member Type: Member NY State Lawyer Additional Information: Appellate Division Department of Admission: 3 Next Registration: 12/01/2014 NY State Lawyer Additional Information: Judicial Department of Admission: 3 Next Registration: 12/01/2016 MD State Lawyer Additional Information: Section Membership: Section of Criminal Law & Practice Section of Negligence, Insurance & Worker's Compensation Section of Solo & Small Firm Practice Section of Young Lawyers

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Language: Spanish|English

Update Date: 2017-04-17

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2016-06-30Firm NameCastro & Oropeza, PLLC
2016-08-25Firm NameOropeza Law Firm, Pllc
2016-10-13Firm NameCastro & Oropeza, PLLC
2016-06-30Address2300 M Street Nw Ste 800 Washington DC 20037 US
2016-08-25Address601 Pennsylvania Ave Nw South Building, Suite 900 Washington DC 20004 US
2016-10-13Address2300 M St Nw Ste 800 Washington DC 20037 US
Hector Oropeza
601 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw
South Building, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
38.893407,-77.0205121

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