Francisco Fraerly Symphorien-Saavedra

Francisco Fraerly Symphorien-Saavedra

IMMIGRANT AND LATINO BOARD CERTIFIED EXPERT
  • Immigration Law
  • Florida
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Summary

Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra’s practice is limited to high stakes immigration and nationality law matters. A Board Certified Expert in Immigration and Nationality Law, Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra is AV rated “Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. As the Florida Bar’s website explains, less than 8% of all lawyers in Florida have earned Board Certification. Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra has also been a member of the National Advocates Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40. He presently serves on the Florida Bar Immigration & Nationality Law Certification Committee. He further served on the Executive Committee for the National Advocates Top 40 Under 40, and is rated “10.0 Superb” by AVVO.

Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra regularly provides commentary on Univision and has previously provided commentary on Unimas, News 13, and other local news media outlets.

A native of Venezuela, Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra immigrated to the United States when he was 11 years old. His father worked 24-hour shifts as a taxi driver in New York City in order to bring his wife and children to the United States. Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra attended West Orange High School in Winter Garden where he participated in the law magnet program and won a mock appellate brief competition. His promising young career was evident when he presented mock oral arguments on his written brief before the Florida Supreme Court. Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra attended The Florida State University College of Law after graduating with high honors from the University of South Florida. Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra is married with two children. He enjoys cycling with his wife and children and playing basketball with friends.

Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D.
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University of South Florida
B.A. | International Studies
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney for Immigration Department
Martinez Manglardi, P.A.
- Current
Partner
NeJame Law
- Current
Associate Attorney
NeJame Law
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Associate Attorney
Stoller & Moreno, P.A
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Summer Fellow
Community Legal Services Of Mid Florida, Inc.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What's Missing from Immigration Debate?
Orlando Style Magazine
Certifications
Immigration Law
The Florida Bar
Awards
10.0—Superb Rating
Avvo
Top 40 Lawyers under 40
The National Advocates
Top 100 Lawyers
The National Advocates
Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist- Immigration & Nationality Law
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 0051614
Member
Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
CBP Liaison Chair
- Current
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United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Attorney Member
- Current
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United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Attorney Member
- Current
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Attorney Member
- Current
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Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
Board Member, Bylaws Chair
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Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
Board Member, Public Relations Chair
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
CBP Liaison Chair
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Deportation Defense
  • L-1 Visas
  • Family-Sponsored Visa Petitions
  • Employment-Based Immigrant Visas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Francisco Symphorien-Saavedra - Detailed Bio
Contact & Map
MARTINEZ MANGLARDI, P.A.
540 N. SEMORAN BLVD.
ORLANDO, FL 32807
USA
Telephone: (407) 381-4123