Alexander Randolph Vail is the managing partner of the Law Office of Alexander R. Vail, L.L.C. Prior to establishing his own practice, Alex served as head of the Immigration Department at the Las Vegas Defense Group, L.L.C., where he still maintains of-counsel status, consulting with the firm’s criminal defense attorneys on immigration considerations affecting noncitizen defendants facing criminal charges. Prior to joining the Las Vegas Defense Group, Alex served as a law clerk with the Appeals Unit, Criminal Division, Clark County District Attorney’s Office. There he handled criminal appeals to the Nevada Supreme Court and a variety of post-conviction motions and petitions. Before moving out to Las Vegas, Alex served as an Attorney Advisor with the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice. Specifically, Alex was assigned to the Orlando Immigration Court where he helped advise the immigration judges at the court on bond- and removal-related issues.
Alex graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law and achieved one of the highest marks on the Florida bar examination, earning him the privilege of being the featured speaker at the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeals October 2014 Bar Induction Ceremony. During his time in law school, Alex completed externships in the Broward County Public Defender’s Office and in the chambers of the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Alex also completed a year-long internship at the University of Miami’s prestigious Immigration Clinic.
Alex has extensive experience in all stages of immigration and criminal cases, at both the trial and appellate levels. He brings an insatiable passion for safeguarding the rights and championing the cause of his clients.
Alex is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Florida.