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Roland R. Acevedo, Esq.


Roland R. Acevedo, Esq.

An experienced trial and appellate attorney


Roland R. Acevedo is an experienced trial and appellate attorney whose practice focuses on civil litigation, administrative law, arbitration and labor law, family law and criminal defense. He has represented individuals, corporations, labor unions, union and government officials and licensed professionals in federal and state courts and before administrative licensing bodies.

Mr. Acevedo has a broad general practice and represents individuals and entities in civil, administrative and criminal matters. He has represented criminal defendants charged with drug offenses, public corruption, mail, wire and tax fraud, money laundering, RICO violations, identity theft, sex offenses and other crimes. Mr. Acevedo has represented numerous licensed childcare individuals and entities in connection with alleged regulatory violations. He has extensive experience challenging "indicated" reports of child abuse or maltreatment before government agencies. Mr. Acevedo has represented dozens of individuals in SORA hearings, both at the initial hearing and later in getting an individual's SORA level lowered. He also serves as outside counsel to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, where he conducts investigations into alleged misconduct and represents the union in disciplinary proceedings brought under a federal consent decree. He has also represented college students charged with sexual assault, abuse and harassment in Title IX proceedings.

Mr. Acevedo has briefed and argued dozens of criminal and civil appeals in state and federal courts, including United States v. Phillipe Janvier, a case of first impression in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Acevedo also briefed and argued Powers v. St. John's University School of Law in the New York State Court of Appeals, a case that involved discrimination against an individual with an expunged criminal conviction. He has also represented hundreds of justice involved individuals who encounter discrimination based on a conviction or arrest.



250 Park Avenue, 7th floor 

New York, N.Y.  10177




Office:(212) 658-1970

Cell: (917) 670-1777

Fax: (212) 392-5445


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