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Attorney Luis Perez

Luis A. Perez

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law

Biography

Luis A. Perez-Pietri is a distinguished civic leader and highly recognized attorney with a record of demonstrated accomplishments over his professional career.

Practice: In practice since 1993, Mr. Perez-Pietri maintains a litigation practice focused on domestic relations, juvenile and criminal law. Mr. Perez has litigated numerous complex cases including: jury trial resulting in acquittals on serious charges such as rape, malicious wounding and larceny; divorce cases involving properties and assets located in different countries and complex conflict of law issues involving application and interpretations of foreign law and orders; and Custody cases involving relocation of children to countries such as Colombia, Argentina, Peru, and Mexico.

Throughout his practice Mr. Perez has demonstrated outstanding passion and devotion to the young and underprivileged. He has an exemplary record dealing with Juvenile Court matters and has extensive involvement with organizations focusing on issues affecting youth. Mr. Perez is an active participant in the Fairfax Bar Conciliation Program with the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and the Circuit Court. He provides extensive pro bono services for Legal Services of Northern Virginia and the Fairfax Bar Pro Bono Program. He has organized and lectured CLEs for the Fairfax Bar and the Legal Services of Northern Virginia.

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • J.D.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Master's
  • Puerto Rico, University of Rio Piedras
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico

Honors

  • Leader of the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Chief Justice Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Award by Legal Services of Northern Virginia
  • James Keith Public Service Award by the Fairfax County Bar

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, CLEs, Fairfax Bar
  • Lecturer, CLEs, Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Color of Justice, Chairman, 2007 to 2007
  • Fairfax Bar Conciliation Program with the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and the Circuit Court
  • Legal Services of Northern Virginia
  • Fairfax Bar Pro Bono Program

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar Council, Member
  • Fairfax Bar, Board of Directors, Member
  • Legal Services of Virginia, Board of Directors, Member
  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Fairfax County Bar, Member
  • The Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia, Member
  • Fairfax County Bar Association, President Elect
  • Virginia State Bar, Diversity Committee, Chair
  • Virginia State Bar Council, Executive Committee Member
  • Fairfax Law Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
  • Fairfax Law Foundation, Past President
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia, Past President
  • Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee, Chairman

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney