George Anast Terezakis

George Anast Terezakis

  • Eastern District of New York, New York State Bar
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Summary

George A. Terezakis’ practice is based in Mineola, New York, and is concentrated in the areas of criminal and removal defense. He has tried felony and misdemeanor cases throughout Long Island, and has defended non-citizens in removal proceedings before the U.S. Immigration Courts across the U.S. He was the lead attorney in Dickson v. Ashcroft, 346 F.3d 44 (2d Cir. 2003). He is the former President of the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He frequently lectures on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. He is the recipient of the Law Faculty Award of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, and was recognized by the Central American Refugee Center for his pro bono work on behalf of Long Island’s immigrant community. He is fluent in Spanish.

Additional Practice Areas
  • All United States Immigration Courts
  • Appeals: Board of Immigration Appeals
  • Criminal Law: State Court Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Custody and Bond Re-determination Proceedings
  • D.W.I and D.U.I
  • Deportation-Removal Defense- National in Practice
  • Immigration Law
  • Petition for Review: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Traffic Violations- Suspended Licenses
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of New York
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New York State Bar
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2rd Circuit Court of Appeals
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3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
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Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D. (1985) | School of Law
Honors: Law Faculty Award, Class of 1985
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State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. | Political Science
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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Awards
"Pro Bono Legal Services" Award
Centeral American Refugee Center
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Lecturer at Regional and National Seminars
Current
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Past President, Member of the Board of Directors
Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
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New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
Executive Committee
- Current
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New York State Bar # 2075737
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
170 Old Country Road, Suite 311
Mineola, NY 11501
USA
Telephone: (516) 742-3838
Telephone: (516) 742-3838