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Attorney Bio

Abreu on Sevcec al Fondo

Mr. Abreu began his career in the State of Florida as an Assistant State Attorney with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. He later worked as an Assistant Public Defender at the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. Mr. Abreu currently represents persons throughout the State of Florida in both State and Federal court and has represented clients in federal court throughout the United States. He has represented some of the most notorious international drug traffickers and money launderers in Federal Court. His experience includes numerous jury trials, bench trials, and motion hearings. Mr. Abreu has appeared on WSVN Channel 7’s "Help Me Howard," "Maria Elvira Confronta," "Ultima Palabra" with Ninoska Perez Castellon, "A Mano Limpia" with Oscar Haza, "Sevcec a Fondo" with Pedro Sevcec.
 

Internationally, Mr. Abreu has appeared on WRadio, LaFM Radio and newspapers such as El Tiempo in Colombia and others throughout Latin America. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald regarding high profile cases he has handled. 


He is available for a free and confidential consultation in either English or Spanish.

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I. Areas of Practice

State and Federal Criminal Defense
Civil Forfeiture in State and Federal Courts
OFAC List Removal
Civil and Commercial Litigation Defense

II. Bar Admissions

The Florida Bar

FEDERAL COURTS:

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

III. PRO HAC VICE ADMISSIONS

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

III. Employment

Assistant State Attorney, Miami-Dade County

Assistant Public Defender, Miami-Dade County

Managing Partner, The Abreu Law Firm, LLC

IV. Education

University of Miami, B.A., Finance, 1982
University of Houston, J.D., 1985
Honors: Executive Editor – Houston Journal of International Law, 1983-1984

V. Professional Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Federal Bar Association

 

(786) 509-9606

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