Dean A LeVay

Dean A LeVay

Cochise County Office of the Legal Advocate
  • Juvenile Law, Criminal Law, Immigration Law ...
  • Arizona
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Summary

Legal Career:

Immigration Law and Federal Labor Law experience. Twenty years in the US Department of Justice. Trial Attorney, Assistant General Counsel, Chief Counsel (District Counsel). Last eleven years in the Department of Justice served as an Immigration Judge in Arizona.
Arizona county prosecuting attorney - Navaho County.
Arizona county defense attorney - Cochise County.

Military Career:

Infantry combat veteran before law school.
Served in the Regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve.
Retired rank - Colonel.

Education
Arizona State University
M.A. (2000)
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Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D. (1984) | Jurisprudence
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Professional Experience
Deputy Legal Advocate
Cochise County Office of the Legal Advocate
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Trial attorney representing indigent defendents facing felony charges in Superior Court. Trial attorney representing indigent clients in dependency and delinquency cases in the Juvenile Court. Assigned to represent indigent defendants in criminal misdemeanor cases.
Deputy County Attorney
Navaho County Attorney Office
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Trial Attorney representing the State in felony prosecutions. Departed the position due to Army Reserve mobilization.
Immigration Judge
US Department of Justice, EOIR
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Administrative Judge with jurisdiction over a wide range of cases arising under the Immigration and Nationality Act, USC Title 8.
District Counsel
US Immigration and Naturalization Service, Phoenix District
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Chief legal counsel for US Immigration and Naturalization Service in the States of Arizona and Nevada. Supervised eight or more Trial Attorney representing the Service in Immigration Courts in both States. Provided liaison with US Attorneys in Immigration matters. Provided advice and oversight in Federal Labor Law proceedings for INS District Offices and two Border Patrol Sectors.
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona  # 015157
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
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Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
ID Number: 015157
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Practice Areas
    Juvenile Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Languages
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
Ofc Legal Advocate
100 Colonia de Salud, Ste 103
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Telephone: (520) 803-3250
Notice: Cochise County Public Attorney.