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Efrain Mendez Morales

    Efrain Mendez Morales

    A Bachelor Degree (BA) in Secondary Education Teaching of Chemistry from the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico, Metropolitan Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Completed in December 1995 with Distinction Magna Cum Laude. A Juris Doctor Degree (JD) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Completed on May 2005 with Distinction Cum Laude. Mr. Efrain Mendez Morales, Esq. has been admitted to the following courts to practice the exercise of law: 1. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Supreme Court on August 29, 2006. 2. Federal District Court of Puerto Rico on February 07, 2008. 3. United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claim on March 20, 2012. 4. Illinois Supreme Court on August 15, 2014. 5. Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in and for the Third Judicial Department on August 10, 2016.


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