Ernesto J. Buitrago, Esq.

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About Ernesto J. Buitrago

Ernesto J. Buitrago is first and foremost a problem solver. He founded the Buitrago Law Firm, P.A. under the premise that any problem has the capacity to be solved, no matter how great. By listening to clients coupled with his familiarity with legal systems, Ernesto understands how to navigate his clients to advantageous outcomes.

As an Immigration Attorney, Ernesto has filed numerous petitions to the Department of Homeland Security to aid his clients in the obtainment of legal status. Ernesto has also been before immigration courts arguing different methods of relief for his clients, for the purposes of keeping them in the United States. Through an aggressive and calm resolve, Ernesto works diligently not only to help clients through the immigration process, but also help their families understand the impact this emotional process involves.

Additionally, Ernesto J. Buitrago is a Corporate Attorney and a proponent of helping businesses remain profitable. By representing small, medium, and large sized businesses, Ernesto provides, guidance, counsel, and representation for businesses who finds themselves in a lawsuit. Through his corporate representation, Ernesto works diligently in negotiating, settling, or litigating the rights of businesses, to ensure that his business clients can continue doing business without worrying about the legal process.

Mr. Buitrago also has a passion for family law. It is his priority to ensure that families obtain proven, competent, and passionate representation when petitioning for their rights to exercise their familial rights and obligations. Regardless of your position, Mr. Buitrago will work hard to ensure your rights are well represented in your case(s).


  • - Immigration Law
  • - Corporate and Civil Litigation

Admitted To Practice

  • - Admitted to Practice Law in the State of Florida
  • - Admitted to Practice before the United States District Court Southern District of Florida
  • - Admitted to Practice before any Immigration Court in the United States
  • - Admitted to Practice before the United States District Court Middle District of Florida


  • - Nova Southeastern University (Juris Doctor, 2012)
  • - University of South Florida – Honors College(Bachelor of Arts, 2008)

Professional And Civic Affiliations

  • - The Florida Bar
  • - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Heriberto Hernandez, Esq.

Of Counsel Attorney

About Heriberto Hernandez

Heriberto Hernandez is an attorney who has dedicated his entire legal career to helping people navigate the complexities of immigration issues. An immigrant from Colombia, it was his own experience with the immigration system as a boy that drove him to a profession that allows him to protect and defend the rights of other immigrants in their pursuit of a better life.


Heriberto Hernandez specializes in immigration and federal defense, serving clients across the state in all types of immigration cases, from family to removal, defense, asylum, waivers, and some employment-based visas, with a great majority of cases involving representation in immigration court. Heriberto also handles many immigration detained cases for people being held in ICE detention centers in South Florida.

It is this experience that drives not only Heriberto’s tireless work as an attorney on behalf of his clients, but also his work with legal organizations committed to protecting people from immigration fraud and prosecuting these offenders who prey on the immigrant community. He is part of the South Florida Chapter of the Association for Immigration Lawyers (AILA), and he is involved with the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, which serves as a liaison between the Department of Homeland Security and attorneys and immigrants reporting immigration fraud.


  • - Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Florida Atlantic University.
  • - Law degree from Nova Southeastern University.

What Our Clients Say

Our Firm is very competitive in pricing its services, but to further help our clients, we offer the Client Help Plan. This Plan allows our clients to make monthly affordable payments, until their full balance is satisfied.

Amazing lawyer with the ability to communicate every step of the way. His office is organized. You can tell the Attorney knows his stuff.

- Isabella

Best Immigration Lawyer in Florida. He made things so simple for me. His office also gives you a copy of everything they do in real time. Highly recommended.

- Maria

I hired this attorney for my divorce and I could not be happier for the service. My only regret is that I do not have another case for him to take over.

- Adrian

Mr. Buitrago represented me in business litigation and he was competent, smart, and articulate. When I was in court, I was proud to have him represent me. By the way, we won the case.

- Maria