Robert handles Immigration, Criminal Defense, Divorces, Business Disputes and landlord tenant cases. Robert has appeared in Immigration Courts throughout the United States, and has successfully represented many immigrants at the individual and bond hearings. Robert has a strong track record of obtaining grants of asylum, and has substantial experience in adjustment applications and BIA and Federal Appeals and litigation. Robert is a member of the New York Bar, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Ninth Circuits and United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Eastern District of Michigan.
Robert graduated from the City University of New York, College of Staten Island in 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Prior to law school he worked as a paralegal in various law firms and for the well-known investment brokerage house Smith Barney. In 1999, he graduated from the Michigan State University Detroit College of Law. While in law school he was employed as a researcher for a non-profit organization that represents Charter Schools in Michigan called the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (“MAPSA”) and also served in a clinic representing indigent persons in civil and criminal cases. During his last semester in law school, Robert was a student law clerk for the Honorable Richard Fred Suhrheinrich, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Robert was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2002 and went into private practice, specializing in immigration, criminal defense, business and real estate disputes. In 2003, he and his firm Louis & Adinolfi, LLC served as Special Counsel to the Consul General of Pakistan during the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System. At that time, certain nonimmigrant alien visitors from certain countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and North Korea) were required to register with the former Immigration and Naturalization Service under National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS), also known as Special Registration. Robert and his firm provided onsite advise to Pakistani nationals in connection with the Special Registration.
Admitted to New York State Bar Association
Member of American Immigration Lawyer Association
Member of the American Bar Association