LAW OFFICES OF JOSE PEREZ
120 East Washington Street, Suite 925
                                               Syracuse, New York 13202

            Telephone/Telefono: 315-422JOSE / 315-4225673     Fax: 315-466JOSE / 315-4665673
           joseperez@josepereztuabogado.com  / joseperez@joseperezyourlawyer.com



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      Jose is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Venezuela. Jose began his career as an attorney in Venezuela. Jose’s outstanding Venezuelan practice was recognized several times by the Miranda State Bar Association, which awarded him with honors in three different years.

     In 2002, Jose decided to come to the United States to further develop himself academically and professionally. In 2004, Jose was admitted to Syracuse University College of Law, where he graduated cum laude. During law school, Jose clerked for a US District Court in Florida.

     Jose joined the Smith Sovik law firm in 2007. Since joining the firm, Jose was involved in all areas of litigation. Jose has been and is a member of the Latin American Law Student Association; Hispanic National Bar Association; Black Law Student Association; DRI; American Bar Association; New Jersey State Bar; New York State Bar; Law Students in Action Project-Spanish Translation and Interpretation Assistance Team; Onondaga County Bar Association; AILA, among others.

     In 2012, Jose decided to open his new and independent law firm. After opening the Law Offices of Jose Perez, Jose has been involved in all areas of litigation, including construction, labor and employment, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, workers’ compensation, SSI/SSD, and immigration. Jose has been a speaker/panelist at numerous events dealing with his legal practice, Workers’ Compensation, and immigration issues. Jose also has a “Know-Your-Rights” column in the CNY Latino newspaper.

      Jose has received numerous awards and recognitions in New York State:
· 2009 Latino Leadership Award;
· 2010 40 Under 40 Rising Latino Star in New York State;
· 2011 HNBA Presidential Pro Bono Recognition Award;
· 2011 40 Under 40 of Central New York;
· 2011 Service Award in Recognition of Outstanding Pro Bono Service;
· 2012 New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel;
· 2013 Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Star;  
· 2013 Keynote Speaker of the Opening Ceremony of the Onondaga County
  Hispanic Heritage Month; among others.

    Jose has dedicated countless hours to community service. Jose has been representing clients successfully before the immigration courts and the USCIS on a pro-bono basis. The Fifth Judicial District ProBono Action Now Program, a probono program that was funded by the New York State Unified Court System, Catholic Charities of Tioga/Tompkins Counties, and The Worker's Rights Group, a Syracuse task force, which advocates for immigrants in Central New York, have referred ProBono cases to Jose for representation in several fields.

     Jose is the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Nosotros Radio Inc. Nosotros’ mission is to provide quality Spanish & English language radio entertainment combined with on-air education for the encouragement and strengthening of the Latino community, and the promotion of intercultural sharing among Central New York’s diverse communities. Jose is also the Vice President of the League of United Latin American Citizens-(LULAC), Syracuse-NY-chapter, a Board Advisor of Syracuse University La Casita, and an Ad-hoc member of the Civil Rights Committee of Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse.


Escuche a Jose hablando en un rancho acerca de los derechos de los trabajadores del campo. Al dia siguiente lo llame para preguntarle acerca de las nuevas noticias de inmigracion. Despues de hacerme varias preguntas, Jose me cito a su oficina. Jose me dio el contacto para sacar el GED y semanas despues aplicamos por mi permiso de trabajo a traves de DACA. Una llamada me cambio la vida!!!
Jose Gonzalez

Jose es el mejor abogado que he conocido. Tuve un accidente en el trabajo y a pesar de haberlo reportado, el supervisor no lo documento. Por lo que me pusieron en disability y no en compensacion laboral. Unos meses despues seguia totalmente discapacitada y mi patrono me despidio. Solo 1 mes antes de que caducara la accion, una amiga me dijo que me recomendaba a Jose. Solo unos meses depues, recibi un pago que me cambio la vida.
Clara Soto de Garcia

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