Damian Vargas, Esq.

Damian Vargas is an experienced New York City immigration and personal injury lawyer dedicated to representing his clients with compassion and expertise.

Prior to starting his own practice, Damian gained valuable litigation experience at a small-sized firm successfully representing clients in all aspects of personal injury cases at the trial and appellate levels. He also represented client in various areas of immigration law, eventually becoming the firm’s immigration practice managing attorney.

At the Law Firm of Damian Vargas, OUR CLIENTS COME FIRST. Damian continues to successfully represent immigration and personal injury clients by treating them with the dignity and respect they deserve, while employing expert, effective, and aggressive litigation tactics to win their case.

Damian’s work and dedication has been acknowledged, and is often invited to provide know-your-rights workshops and presentations to immigrant communities throughout the Tri-State area. He frequently partners with community organizations such as New York Immigration Coalition, Make the Road New York, Masa, Mixteca Organization, La Union, Mexican Coalition, and St. Jerome’s HANDS Community Center to provide legal trainings and clinics. In addition, he counsels the Mexican, Peruvian, Nicaraguan, and Ecuadorean Consulates in New York City on issues relating to immigration law.

Damian volunteers at New York Law School’s Safe Passage Project and the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Juvenile Docket, where he represents vulnerable, abandoned and neglected immigrant children get the protection and care they deserve.

Damian received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law-Newark where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal (technology and gadgets are his hobbies), served as a co-Chair of the Immigrant Rights Collective (fighting for under-served communities is his passion), and successfully competed in regional moot court competitions. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the City University of New York-Hunter College, where he was coordinator for NYPIRG’s Voter Empowerment Project and an intern at New Immigrant Community Empowerment.

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Associations
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Latino Lawyers Association of Queens County, Board of Directors
  • Hispanic National Bar Association

COMMUNITY WORK