Orochena & Associates, PC

Jose Orochena


Orochena & Associates, PC

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646-580-9692, xavier@defenselaw.nyc


Jose Xavier Orochena is a first-generation Latin-American born to immigrant parents who fled civil war in Nicaragua. After graduating college, Jose Xavier Orochena enlisted in the US Active Army where he was deployed to combat in Iraq. At the conclusion of his deployment to Iraq, Jose Xavier Orochena fulfilled his dream of becoming a lawyer. After law school, Jose Xavier Orochena served as a prosecutor in Florida. Jose Xavier Orochena is the co-founding member of Orochena & Associates, PC Jose Xavier Orochena is a well-known and highly experienced criminal trial attorney. Jose Xavier Orochena who has tried countless misdemeanor and felony cases in both federal and state courts in both Florida and New York. Jose Xavier Orochena is also a tireless immigration attorney. Jose Xavier Orochena has handled highly publicized cases that appeared in the local, national and international media.Jose Xavier Orochena is not only an effective communicator in court and among the Spanish speaking community. Jose Xavier Orochena grew up in a Spanish speaking home and remains bi-lingual (Spanish / English). Jose Xavier Orochena is a member of the bar of New York and Florida and is admitted to practice in the federal courts of the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, as well as the Southern District of Florida.
Jose Xavier Orochena received a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Albany and a Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Law School. Jose Xavier Orochena served as a State's Attorney in Florida and established his own law firm with his wife and fellow attorney, Rebecca A. Orochena. As an impassioned immigration attorney, Jose Xavier Orochena, was highly sought after by the media for his legal analysis during the immigration crisis involving separated mothers and their children during the Trump Administration. He has appeared in all local New York Newspapers, to include the NY Times and El Diario. Jose Xavier Orochena has also appeared on MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, Univision and Telemundo and Spectrum NY 1. Jose Xavier Orochena was also featured on WYNC - Public Radio.Jose Xavier Orochena is recognized as a tireless advocate for his clients but particularly for the most vulnerable clients - the poor and the weak just like his grandmother who immigrated to the United States with nothing but a dream of getting a small slice of the American Dream

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Bankruptcy Commercial Bankruptcy, Fraudulent Conveyance
Criminal Law Criminal Defense
Debtor and Creditor Creditors Rights, Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy, Debtor and Creditor Collections, Debtor and Creditor Remedies, Debtor and Creditor Reorganization, Debtor and Creditor Rights, Debtor and Creditor Workouts, Debtors Rights, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, International Creditors Rights, Secured Creditors Rights, Unsecured Creditors Rights
Family Law Alimony, Annulment, Child Abduction, Child Abuse and Neglect, Foster Care, Interstate Support, No Fault Divorce, Parenting Time, Premarital Agreements
Finance Asset Based Finance, Asset Sales, Commercial Finance, Credit Enhancement, Cross Border Finance, Debt and Equity Finance, Debt Finance, Equity Finance, Eurobonds, Factoring Law, Finance Taxation, Financial Fraud, Financial Fraud Recovery, Financial Institution Bonds, Financial Institution Failures, Financial Institution Insolvency, Financial Institution Regulation, Financial Institution Reorganization, Financial Institutions Law, Financial Institutions Litigation, Financial Institutions Taxation, Financial Restructuring, International Commercial Finance, International Finance, Precious Metals Finance, Private Finance, Secured Finance, Securitization, Structured Finance, Unsecured Finance
Fraud Art Fraud, Automobile Fraud, Civil Fraud, Fraud, Identity Theft, Odometer Tampering


  • New York

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  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor | Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center

    2009 - 2012

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  • Bronx, New York, Bronx County

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