JUAN CARLOS OVIES, ESQ.
Juan Carlos Ovies is a senior attorney of Fayad Law, P.C., in the firm’s
Fairfax office. He practices immigration law. He has worked extensively
in matters involving immigration, criminal, administrative, real estate
and contract law.
Mr. Ovies has been serving the immigrant community in the United States,
as an immigration attorney, first in New York and now in Virginia, for
the past four years. He had previously served in the U.S. Department of
Justice, as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the District
of Puerto Rico, where together with investigators from different agencies
(F.B.I., D.E.A., A.T.F., I.C.E., and H.S.I.), he prosecuted criminal cases
involving drug trafficking and illegal firearms. Before that, he served
as a State Prosecutor in Puerto Rico, where he investigated and prosecuted
serious violation of law, including murder and other serious crimes.
His broad experience includes serving as the Lead Counsel for “ACUDEN”,
a government agency that headed the federal programs of Head Start and
Child Care in Puerto Rico, promoting school readiness of children under
5 from low-income families, through education, health, social and access
to high-quality child care and early education, promoting not only a child’s
development, but also helping support parents who are struggling to balance
work and family. He also served as counsel for the Municipality of Trujillo
Alto in Puerto Rico, where he served the local community with all issues
that involved their local government.
He earned his J.D. in 2008 from the Interamerican University of Puerto
Rico School of Law,
Cum Laude, and his B.A. in 2004 from University of Puerto Rico. He is admitted to
the bar of Puerto Rico and authorized to practice before the Executive
Office for Immigration Review.