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Raymond J. Sanchez Jr.

Attorney

Raymond J. Sanchez is a Tampa native with an extensive international background. He attended the inaugural International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at Land O’ Lakes High School in Land O’ Lakes, FL, and graduate in 2003. From there he attended and graduated from the University of South Florida with his bachelor’s in Government and International Affairs in 2007. Later he attended the Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, where he graduated in 2014. During his time at Law School, Raymond primarily focused on International/Immigration Law. He was a Summer Associate for a Corporate Immigration Law firm in Detroit, MI, and later was selected to participate in the Thomas M. Cooley Immigration Clinic.

After graduating from Law School, Raymond sat for and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015. Upon admittance, he worked for two Law Firms in the Tampa/Orlando area both with exclusive concentrations in Immigration Law, both family, and employment-based. In addition to Immigration Law, Raymond has experience practicing Family, Minor Criminal, Traffic Law, and Civil Disputes in the State of Florida. Raymond has been actively practicing law in Florida for five-years and prides himself on effectively solving issues, advocating for his clients, and always strives to keep everyone involved and well informed concerning their legal matters.

Practice Areas:

Education:

  • Law School: Western Michigan University: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, E. Lansing, MI, Jan 2014, J.D.
  • College/University: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, B.A. 2007, Political Science

Admissions:

  • Florida, 2015

Honors and Awards:

  • Dean’s List & Honor Roll, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014

Current/Past Affiliations or Offices Held:

  • Florida Bar Association Member
  • British-American Chamber of Commerce, Orlando, FL
  • Hispanic Law & International Law Societies (Ann Arbor, MI)

Employment History:

  • Self-Employed, Contract/Consultant Attorney, Orlando, FL, 8/2018 – 3/2019
  • Law Offices of Maney, Gordon, Zeller, PA, Associate Attorney, Orlando, FL Office, 1/2017 – 7/2018
  • Law Offices of Gabriela Riza, PA, Associate Attorney, Tampa/Sarasota, FL, 1/2016 - 12/2016
  • Badawi Law Firm, PA, Law Clerk, Tampa, FL, 11/2015 - 1/2016
  • Thomas M. Cooley Pro Bono Immigration Clinic, Student Attorney, Ann Arbor, MI, 5/2013 - 8/2013
  • Skye Suh, PLC, Summer Associate, Farmington Hills, MI, 6/2012 – 2/2013
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