Areas of Practice

Firm Overview

The Law Offices of Lamis Deek, is a full-service Manhattan law firm and part of a diverse law collective of attorneys who bring you over a century of experience.  Our Offices sit on the floor of one of New York’s first law collectives and include experts in the field of State and Federal Criminal Defense, State and Federal Criminal and Civil Appeals, Immigration, Environmental Law, Family, Business Transactions and more.  We believe that representation does not begin and end in a courtroom, but rather that each aspect of a client’s life is intimately linked to the legal problems they may face and we provide counseling throughout.

As a trial and appellate attorneys with an extensive history of advocacy, our office will strategize to keep you in the strongest position at all times, whether by creating conditions for a successful resolution of the problem before the inception of litigation, through extensive and astute motion practice, or in powerful trial lawyering we maintain a comprehensive view of the matter while providing the sharpest representation possible at each stage, even considering and preserving appellate issues.

Our Attorneys have an excellent record of success in trials, negotiations and motion practice and are licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts, in New York and the five boroughs, in Louisiana and have appeared Pro Hac Vice in New Jersey, Ohio and Georgia.

Criminal Defense

The Attorneys at the Law Office of Lamis Deek have extensive experience in all stages of criminal investigation and prosecutions. From investigation to appeal, we provide a zealous and protective defense to all our clients. Our Offices handle all matters from violations to misdemeanors and felonies brought by State or Federal Prosecutors.  Our Attorneys are always available to make sure your rights are protected.

Police Brutality

Whether you have been the victim of a false arrest, police harassment, malicious prosecution or police brutality, our attorneys are prepared to help you bring an end to the harassment and restore your rights.  From out of court intervention to litigating in State and Federal Courts, the Law Offices of Lamis Deek will secure the best results, protect you and your family from any harassment and ensure you are properly compensated for your injuries.

Civil Rights

Our Attorneys have extensive experience advocating – from the courts to the press to the streets – to defend the civil liberties and civil rights of communities facing racism, repression or discrimination.  We represent those who have been targeted or discriminated against because of their religion, political beliefs, national origin, gender, age or sexual orientation, in the public and private sector.

Contracts

Our Offices provide services in connection with all types of contracts, our attorneys are available to provide counsel on offered contracts, draft, review and more.

Business Transactions

We provide counsel for various business transactions, including real estate transactions, business sales and transfers, international and cross-border business contracts and sales.

Immigration

The Law Offices of Lamis Deek have extensive experience in all areas of immigration practice. We provide zealous and affordable representation to individuals and businesses, including permanent resident (“green card”) applications, visa processes, naturalization and citizenship, refugee and asylum applications, defense against deportation, immigration appeals, and habeas corpus petitions.

If your application has been unduly delayed, our offices will help speed up the process whether by contacting USCIS or by resorting to the Federal Courts, we will ensure that your naturalization and greencard applications are processed in a fair and timely manner.

Family Law

Our offices have a great record of success in securing the best outcome for those who are forced to litigate family related matters.  We ensure that your rights are protected, that you and your family are not subject to racial stereotyping in the courtroom, and that your constitutional rights to rear your family and enjoy your life’s work is not compromised.  We represent clients in all family law matters, including contested and uncontested divorce, child support and custody, modifications, enforcement actions and alternative dispute resolution and mediation. We can help to negotiate settlement agreements and shape a process that works for you and your family but we are always ready to litigate and try the case to secure your rights.

Forfeitures

If your property was seized by a governmental agency, then you may find that you are entangled in a system that would preferably keep the seized property than admit it’s mistake. We have successfully reclaimed property for our clients from the federal government, the FBI, the DEA, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE, U.S. Customs, and the NYPD. These reclaimed properties add up to millions of dollars as cash, homes, vehicles, real estate, jewelry, family heirlooms, and other personal property. Whether you are facing civil or criminal asset forfeiture proceedings, retaining a forfeiture lawyer soon after receiving notice is crucial to determining whether you will recover your property, and how much of it. These cases are time sensitive and require timely advocacy, or else the property is defaulted and lost to the government agency.

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