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Ydelsy Quevedo Forte




Immigration Law

Business Immigration


Permanent Residence






University of Miami

Juris Doctor, 1979

Bachelor of Arts, 1970


Bar Memberships


United States Supreme Court, 1989

Florida Supreme Court, 1980

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1980


Professional Associations


American Immigration Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Florida Bar Association

Dade County Bar Association

Cuban American Bar Association, Director, 1982-1983

National Association of Women Lawyers

Hispanic National Bar Association 


Publications and Lectures


Speaker, Univision Television, “Global Business Immigration Law ”

Speaker, Telemundo Television, “Immigration Business News and Comment”

Speaker, WAQI Radio, Miami, “Immigration Law and Business”

Christopher M. Malek




Immigration Law

Busniess Immigration

Investor Visas

Civil Litigation




Admitted bar, 2009, Florida. Education: Washington University in St. Louis (B.A. 2006), University of Miami School of Law, (J.D. 2009, Cum Laude). Member: The Florida Bar, Dade County Bar Association, Cuban American Bar Association.




A Miami native, Christopher graduated from Ransom Everglades high school in Coconut Grove. He received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis before returning to Miami to graduate Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law. At the University of Miami Mr. Malek was tapped into Iron Arrow, the highest honor attained at the University. Mr. Malek also served as President of the Student Bar Association, President of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, Law School Representative to the Board of Trustees, Student Bar Association Senator, member of the Society of Bar and Gavel, and is currently a member of the Law School Alumni Association Board. In his third year of law school Mr. Malek was selected by Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Wayne Eads




Criminal Law

Trials in all Federal Courts

Trials in all North Carolina Courts

Defending all major crimes, including but not limited to:

Drug offenses


Firearms offenses

Money Laundering

White collar crimes

Fraud, theft, and extortion


Racketeering offenses (R.I.C.O.)

Continuing Criminal Enterprize (C.C.E.)

Criminal forfeitures

All crimes associated with the I.C.E. 287(g) program

All criminal appeals in Federal Courts of Appeals and Supreme Court

All criminal appeals in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court




Birth 1950 in Roseboro, North Carolina, United States of America




Juris Doctor, 1974, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Bachelor of Arts, 1971, East Carolina University


(a)Student Government Association, highest position held, Speaker of the Legislature

(b)Fountainhead (daily student-published newspaper), highest position held, Editor-in-Chief 

(c)Phi Alpha Theta (national history scholarship society), 1969

(d)Alpha Phi Gamma (national journalism society), 1970


Bar Memberships and year first licensed

North Carolina Supreme Court, 1979

United States Supreme Court, 1984

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1981

United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1980

United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1987

United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1987

United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2002


Professional Associations and year of initial membership

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1980

American Bar Association, 1979

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1980

North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1983

North Carolina Bar Association, 1982

Wake County Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1981


Publications and Seminar Presentations

Seminar speaker, 1988, “Motor Vehicle Search and Seizure Law in North Carolina”

Seminar speaker, 1991, “Search and Seizure, Highway Interceptions”

Seminar speaker, 1993, “Search and Seizure, Appellate Case Update, State and Federal”

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