Dean A LeVay

Dean A LeVay

Deputy Legal Advocate, Cochise County
  • Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Employment Law ...
  • Arizona
Claimed Lawyer Profile

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 - Immigration Judge in Arizona.
Arizona county prosecuting attorney - Navaho County.
Arizona county defense attorney - Cochise County.

Military Career:
Regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve
Infantry combat veteran
Retired rank - Colonel.

Practice Areas
    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
    Juvenile Law
  • Not Currently Accepting Clients
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Bar Association
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State Bar of Arizona
ID Number: 015157
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  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Deputy Legal Advocate
Cochise County Office of the Legal Advocate
- Current
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
Trial Attorney representing the State in felony prosecutions. Departed the position due to Army Reserve mobilization.
Immigration Judge
US Department of Justice, EOIR
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
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.
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 Associations
State Bar of Arizona  # 015157
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Contact & Map
Office of the Legal Advocate
4 Ledge Ave. 4th Floor
PO Box 106
Bisbee, AZ 85603
Telephone: (520) 432-8470
Notice: Cochise County Public Defense Attorney