Alexandra V. Tseitlin has dedicated her career to fighting for the rights of the criminally accused and immigrants. For more than twenty seven years, Ms. Tseitlin has zealously and successfully defended people charged with state and federal criminal offenses at all stages of criminal proceedings. Her practice has spanned the full range of the criminal justice system from white-collar crime, narcotics, health care offenses, and violent crimes.
Ms. Tseitlin has highly distinguished herself with her extensive experience at both state, federal and immigration practice. She has defended clients in hundreds of state cases, in cases before the federal courts, federal agencies, the Immigration Courts and the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Prior to forming her successful private practice in New York more than twenty years ago, Ms. Tseitlin was an attorney with the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division. Ms. Tseitlin has learned to listen, care and fight for those who have had no means to hire a private lawyer and no one to fight for them. Ms. Tseitlin successfully applied these skills in her private practice.
Ms. Tseitlin has extensive experience — an area requiring constant attention to ever-changing interpretations and evolving opportunities for her clients who hope to live and work in the United States. Ms. Tseitlin is assisting accountants, architects, computer professionals, writers, athletes, scientists, artists and other skilled workers in gaining legal status in the United States. Ms. Tseitlin is fighting to keep families together and helps businesses hire valuable foreign workers.
Ms. Tseitlin is dedicated to using her experience and in-depth knowledge to achieve the best results for her clients. She is committed to helping her clients navigate the criminal justice and immigration systems.
Ms. Tseitlin graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics and she received her J.D. from Cardozo School of Law in 1987. Ms. Tseitlin is a member of the New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Immigration Lawyers Association, New York County Lawyers Association, Brooklyn and Queens Bar Associations.