Atlanta Based Immigration, Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorney

At Daniel Ortiz Law Offices, we represent immigrants and those facing criminal charges and family law matters in Greater Atlanta. Our Roswell law office has represented Georgia clients in state courts and against federal agencies. Whether you are worried about your legal status in America or the preservation of your liberty, we are ready to fight for you.

Our team truly believes diversity makes America stronger, and we live that example at our law office. We also believe that immigrants deserve fair opportunities to pursue legal paths to residency and citizenship. Our goal is to help immigrants find and navigate those paths to live and work in America.

We assist both immigrants and citizens with fighting criminal accusations. We fight hard to prove your innocence, and failing that, to get you the lightest sentence possible. Our team is especially committed to ensuring you spend as little time behind bars as possible - preferably none.

Our lead attorney speaks both English and Spanish. Having several experienced attorneys on board also allows us to give each case the one-on-one attention they deserve. We do everything we possibly can to ensure you get the desired outcome for your case.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Immigration
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI/DWI
  • Divorce
  • Drug Violations
  • Family Law
  • Father's Rights
  • Immigration
  • Military Divorce
  • Sex Offenses
  • Traffic Ticket
  • Wills
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Call 404-855-2173 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Daniel Ortiz

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Daniel Joseph Ortiz, II (“Dan”) is the owner of the Law Offices of Daniel Ortiz. He has represented clients in immigration courts throughout the country, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and in state courts in Georgia. He handles numerous types of cases, including deportation defense, visas for victims of crimes (“U-visas”), family petitions, adjustments of status (applications for green cards), fiancé visa petitions, nonimmigrant visas, cancellation of removal, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (also known as “DACA”), as well as citizenship cases. He also defends numerous types of criminal cases in the State of Georgia, including driving without a license, DUI, and other misdemeanors and felonies.

Mr. Ortiz’s office is located in Atlanta, Georgia. In his free time, Dan likes to attend church activities, travel around the country and world, and go to the gym.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia
  • U.S. Immigration Court

Christopher Coleman

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Christopher Coleman is the senior associate attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel J. Ortiz and has been with the firm since 2016. He has been a steadfast, effective, and winning legal force in criminal and immigration law for our community for twenty-one (21) years. He prides himself on three cornerstone concepts as a lawyer: brilliant problem solving, unmatched customer service, and relentless pursuit of a positive result for his clients. If the path to success is not clearly apparent, through hard work and dedication, Mr. Coleman will find it, or blaze an entirely new one. His current practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, including state misdemeanors and felonies, as well as traffic offenses. He is a member of both the State Bar of Georgia and the State Bar of Washington (state). He is also licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Christopher received his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law in 1997, and also received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Howard University in 1993. While at Howard, Christopher was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

In addition to becoming an accomplished attorney, Mr. Coleman is fluent to conversant in five languages, holds black belts in Hapkido Karate and Wing Chun Kung Fu and has served on the Board of Directors for several community-based nonprofit organizations. In spite of these blessings, Mr. Coleman considers his greatest blessings of all to be his daughter and two sons, for whom he does everything and would do anything.

Bar Admissions:

  • Washington
  • Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Bar Name, Year Admitted Two

Education:

  • Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • Howard University, B.A., 1993

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Washington

Nasim Alizadeh

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Nasim Alizadeh is an associate at the Law Offices of Daniel J. Ortiz. Her practice is entirely focused on immigration law. She handles immigration court cases (both master and individual hearings), bond hearings requesting the release of immigration detainees, asylums, cancellation of removal, appeals in the Board of Immigration Appeals, motions to reopen, and stays of removal. She has counseled foreigners on obtaining student visas (F1), visitor visas (B2), green cards, naturalization, work permits, U visas, and T visas, and also has experience working with VAWA cases. She strives to work closely with her clients to achieve the best possible outcome. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Nasim received her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law and Bachelor of Political Science from Georgia State University. In law school she was given four awards for being at the top of her class. During her time at Florida Coastal she was an active member of the immigration clinic and helped low-income immigrants.

Through her prior internship with the Gwinnett County Law Department, Nasim also has experience defending local governments against civil actions such as personal injury lawsuits, employment claims, and constitutional litigation.

Nasim is fluent in Farsi. During her free time, Nasim exercises and lives like an athlete. She loves to hike on the beautiful trails of Georgia.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Education:

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D.
  • Georgia State University, B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Georgia

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Farsi

Tereza Kucerova

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Tereza Kucerova is an Associate Attorney with Law Offices of Daniel J. Ortiz. Her practice consists of family law cases, including divorces (both contested and uncontested), issues surrounding child custody and child support, legitimation, name changes, and birth certificate amendments, just to name a few. She practices in courts throughout Metro Atlanta and all across Georgia.

Tereza attended John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated in 2019, took the July 2019 Bar exam, passed and joined the Law Offices of Daniel J. Ortiz, II in 2020.

Tereza went to Georgia State University and got her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 2013. Tereza took a few years off school to make money to go to law school, she worked hard in the restaurant and hospitality industry to continue pursuing her dream to become an attorney.

Tereza was born in the Czech Republic and, as an immigrant herself, she did not know English when she first came to the United States. As she knew she wanted to be a lawyer from the time she was a child in the Czech Republic, she was never going to let that language barrier stop her.

In her free time, Tereza likes to cook, hike in the woods with her German Shepherd dog, and go to the gym. She always looks forward to helping the immigrant community as she went through the process herself.

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia

Education:

  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D.
  • Georgia State University, B.A.

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