Attorney Musa-Obregon is a veteran criminal trial lawyer with a history of success helping clients throughout New York City and Queens. Additionally he is well-versed in handling immigration law, deportation, criminal deportations, asylum, residency, citizenship, and business immigration law.
Our firm is headed by S. Michael Musa-Obregon, a former New York City prosecutor who is highly experienced in criminal defense, including white collar crimes, sex crimes,violent crimes, domestic violence, and a variety of other serious offenses.
Using the breadth and depth of this vast experience acquired during almost twenty five years, Mr. Musa-Obregon has prevented his clients from collectively serving thousands of years of jail time; incarceration that they would have otherwise had to serve had they been represented by less experienced criminal lawyers.
Mr. Musa-Obregon has successfully tried many dozens of immigration cases to verdict. Usingeffective legal strategy and rock-solid legal preparation combined with a keen understanding of the immigrant communities he represents, Mr. Musa-Obregon has repeatedly obtained extraordinary results for his clients.
A native New Yorker raised in the Bronx, and the son of immigrant parents from international backgrounds, Mr. Musa-Obregon is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, a school that will always hold a special place in his heart. He obtained his Bachelors of Arts in Historyfrom Georgetown University in 1988 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1991. As a student, Mr. Musa-Obregon also worked as a judicial law clerk for a federal judge in Philadelphia, the late U.S. District Judge Clifford Scott Greene.
After graduating from Penn Law School, Mr. Musa-Obregon served for several years as an Assistant District Attorney, a criminal prosecutor for New York City under the Honorable Richard Brown. Wanting to realize his life-long dream of defending people, he launched his private practice in 1993.
Mr. Musa-Obregon has attained a high level of expertise in the field of immigration law and deportation. As a researcher at Georgetown University’s Center for Immigration Studies in Washington, D.C. he studied the immigration problems and issues confronting Mexican migrant workers in Lubbock, West Texas.
Under the auspices of U.S. Catholic Charities Migration Project, he began his legal career working at the grass roots level, defending Mexican migrant workers in Lubbock, Texas.
In Texas, Mr. Musa-Obregon handled thousands of immigration applications of migrant workers applying for legalization and other benefits in 1987.
His work culminated in the production of a documentary film on the immigration issues facing Mexican migrant workers in West Texas.
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