Defense Attorney Joseph F. DeFelice has handled hundreds of appeals in both Criminal and Immigration matters as well as appeals in Civil cases such as divorce, child support, litigated real estate matters, and other Family Court matters.


In the area of criminal law, Mr. DeFelice has been successful in overturning convictions for murder and other serious offenses. He has also had orders of removal and deportation reversed by the Board of Immigration Appeals. He was successful in convincing the Appellate Court that a finding by an Immigration Judge of a crime as “aggravated felony” was incorrect. Immigration Attorney Joseph F. DeFelice obtained a reversal of an order for his client which would otherwise had led to deportation.


Mr. DeFelice has represented clients on immigration matters in both the US District Court and Circuit Court of Appeals and obtained a reversal on matters involving the Violence Against Women Act. He has represented clients in Civil Cases, obtaining reversals of lower court rulings by the State Court of Appeals.

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