Criminal Immigration Attorney
KNOWLEDGEABLE, AWARD-WINNING COUNSEL
Are you a non-citizen who has been charged with a crime? You need an attorney that understands the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.
When you face serious criminal charges as an immigrant, you are in urgent need of strong and dedicated criminal immigration defense. Criminal defense for non-U.S. citizens require a deep understanding of how criminal State law interacts with Federal immigration laws.
Green Card holders can be deported if they are convicted of certain serious crimes. Also, illegal immigrants must be very cautious when they are charged with a crime, because a conviction for an aggravated felony or a crime involving moral turpitude can be a ban from ever becoming a lawful permanent resident.
In general terms, an “aggravated felony” refers to certain categories of offenses for which at least 1 year of incarceration is imposed. An aggravated felony is a permanent bar of inadmissibility to the U.S., and the most severe ground of deportation of non-citizens. A crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT) is a criminal offense that is intrinsically wrong and morally reprehensible.
Criminal and Immigration trial experience
As a top-rated criminal immigration lawyer, I will do anything possible to get the best possible results for you, whether by negotiating a favorable plea agreement, or represent you in your criminal or deportation case.
I represented dozens of clients in criminal matters, both in State and Federal Courts. Among the others, I have experience with violent crimes, drug cases, and immigration fraud cases. I also represented numerous non-citizens before immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal Courts of Appeals.
Last July, 2017, I represented Fabio Gasperini, an Italian citizen extradited to the United States on charges of Computer Hacking on a worldwide scale.
This was the first ever “click fraud” trial in the United States. If convicted of all the charges of the indictment, Gasperini faced up to 70 years in jail. However, the jury acquitted him of all the felony charges.
I am extremely dedicated at what I do. I have a deep understanding of criminal immigration laws, including the most recent immigration policies. I offer the highest level of advocacy to help you fight your criminal immigration case. My goal is for you to obtain the most favorable result in your matter.
I am admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, included the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the District of Connecticut. I am also admitted, and have represented clients, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, and Third Circuit.
I am proud to say that I was selected in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 New Jersey Rising Stars list as one of the best immigration lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. When you retain me as your criminal immigration attorney, I will work tirelessly on your State or Federal case.
Our Practice Areas
Criminal DefenseRead more
Deportation casesRead more
Drug CrimesRead more
Cybercrime defenseRead more
Immigration CrimesRead more
Violent crimesRead more
Get a free consultation
Mr. Bertollini represented one of my close family members in a complex and intricate immigration case. With his expertise and experience, not only was able to get my family member released from ICE custody in a very short period of time, he ultimately was able to get the case dismissed after the first hearing, and now they're on their way to citizenship. He is reasonable, diligent, proactive and above all, extremely knowledgeable; he showed a level care and effort I have not experienced in dealing with other lawyers. The timely updates on the case alone gave us a great deal of confidence, and afforded us peace of mind at a time where my family and friends needed it the most. I can't say enough good things about my experience with him; his unrelenting approach and passion are only surpassed by his results! We are exceedingly appreciative of Mr. Bertollini
Mr. Bertollini is the best lawyer we ever had to deal with. He is very professional, polite, friendly and knows exactly what he is dealing with. He is not only familiar with general info, but updates his knowledge on every day basis. Our family is thankful for life, he is a lifechanger. Mr. Bertollini will guide you through immigration processes, with highest chance of positive outcome. If you found him, no need to look anywhere else. 5 star rating from us!
My case was very complicated to any lawyer. Most of them told me "I am sorry but there is no way to solve it unless we apply for Cancellation of Removal. And it will take between 5 to 7 years". Until a good friend recommended me Mr. BERTOLLINI. This extraordinary lawyer was able to study my case in a couple days. His honesty and reliability convince me to hiring him. How I will forget, a day before my birthday my permanent green card was granted. Everything got settled in less than 2 months. My prayers to our Creator and Mr. Bertollini arguments made possible one of my dreams. I highly recommend him as a 5 star attorney!
I was looking for a one-step chance to resolve this petition. I requested knowledge in a given field of a given jurisdiction. One awesome person in whom, I definitely trust. The Attorney Simone Bertollini has exceptional competence and extraordinary abilities in writing compelling legal arguments in Federal Court. He successfully filed my WOM petition and settled the case with such ability that only a brilliant attorney could easily perform. Excellent qualities distinguish his personality he is trustworthy and outstanding. I never doubted reaching my goal with him. I strongly recommend Simone Bertollini for his high degree of duty, moral integrity and efficient performance. You will be extremely pleased to have retained the legal services of the best immigration Attorney of Manhattan. Thank you Simone.
Mr. Bertollini saved my life. Knowing him for only short 5 months, I have not only gained an attorney, but he gained a life long friend in me. I got arrested by FBI, ICE, and Homeland security, and nobody wanted to represent me because of the complexity of my case. Mr. Bertollini not only agreed to provide me legal counsel at the reasonable price, but he managed to get my case dismissed without any repercussions. As I already mentioned, his rate was fair, he was available to me 24/7, and anyone in need of an excellent immigration and criminal lawyer should definitely give Mr. Bertollini a call.
My case was a bit special, Computer hacking, so it was a very difficult case for any lawyer because it required advanced computer skills. I had contacted many lawyers, Americans, Italians, and everyone had confused ideas. After I contacted Simone, I had good feeling, I found him very prepared and reassuring and his fee was reasonable. I risked up to 70 years in prison. Simone saved my life by winning the FIRST CLICK FRAUD TRIAL in the United States. Before trial he was always present by email to discuss the case, he came to visit me in jail on WEEKENDS, which other lawyers do not do. It was available 24/7 for me. He managed to convince the judge to give me access to the discovery with a private computer in a private room inside the detention center; no one has this chance. During the 2-week trial, he was able to destroy the testimony of more than 10 experts from the US government, Italian authorities, and others. (Beating the government is virtually impossible given the resources they have). The government had infinite resources and were in 2 prosecutors ,1 FBI SPECIAL agent, another lawyer, and a host of young lawyers . The judge was in favor of the government, and did not let SIMONE the counter-test of the government testify, With all these injustices he managed to win the TRIAL! After the closing argument of the prosecutor, I really thought I was going to be found guilty, but after SIMONE delivered his closing, everything changed, the jury seemed to be convinced and nodded with a powerful. His powerful and loud speech lasted almost 2 hours; it was professional, truthful and very confident. At the end of the trial the outcome was >>>>> NOT GUILTY of the 5 felony charges. Now I am writing from my home in Italy, I’m freedom 🙂 If you have to entrust your life to someone, call SIMONE BERTOLLINI