Antonietta Brancaccio-Balzano was born and raised in Naples, Italy. She was recently appointed Honorary Consul for the General Italian Consulate. She is the founder of Brancaccio & Associates, an Immigration & International law firm based in the United States and Italy. She has been endorsed by AILA(American Immigration Lawyer Association) among the most valuable attorneys in the United States. Her philosophy of life is that nothing in the world can substitute ambition and perseverance. Ambition is the path to success and perseverance is the vehicle to achieve it.
Antonietta graduated from Università degli Studi Federico II in 2005 with a Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude. She successfully discussed a dissertation partly in Latin on criminal roman law procedure and was featured in major newspapers and academic newsletters as she was ranked top of her class and graduated with honors. Antonietta further pursued her legal education at University of Miami School of Law where she obtained her Master in International and Comparative Law. During her tenure at the University of Miami, she had the opportunity to work on major international law issues including the constitutionality of the death penalty.
Antonietta started her legal career in 2009 in Naples, Italy, where she practiced as an attorney’s assistant in different aspects of civil law including banking law, commercial law, contracts, injury and torts. In 2012, Antonietta joined an International law firm based in New York where she handled client relations and assisted investors on national and international matters. She later became associate attorney at one of the top immigration law firms in Florida. She assisted clients in deportation proceedings, helped investors in obtaining their visas, and handled family and citizenship petitions.
Antonietta is a member of the New York Bar Association, United States District Court-Eastern District of New York, Stuart Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyer Association, the National Italian American Bar Association, and the Bar Association in Naples, Italy. She was appointed Chair of the Immigration Committee by the Stuart Bar Association and selected Mentor by the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Antonietta serves on the board of the National Italian American Bar Association. She has been speaker to numerous conferences nationally and internationally in the U.S. Immigration Law. She enjoys writing periodically for bar associations on Immigration Law change of policies and regulations and has released numerous radio and tv interviews.
She has been featured in major newspapers in Italy and the United States as a rising star in the field of law . She devotes a significant amount of time to the community in her capacity of Honorary Consul of Italy. She has been a proud board member of Il Circolo, a non profit organization that promotes Italian culture and language. She is the second woman in Italy to receive the Rosa Formisano Award, since its institution in 1981, an honor given for her outstanding professional achievements and dedication to Italian culture.
Giovanni Cirillo was born and raised in Salerno, Italy. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the prestigious Law School Federico II in Naples, Italy. He successfully passed the Italian bar exam ranking among the top 10 students in the nation. He is part of the Salerno Bar Association. He subsequently attended post graduate /masters courses held by the best post graduate schools in Italy. He is a member of AGIT (Consumer Law attorney association), AIDA (Italian Association food rights) UGIVI (Italian Union for wine and winegrape).
Arbitrator for disputes in reassignment matters “Dispute Domini” .IT. Regularly registered with the Ministry of Economic Development as Arbitrator in proceedings before the NIC. Attorney Maggesi practice includes Italian Commercial law, International Commercial law, Web Law, Betting, Gambling and Skill Game, European and cross-border privacy, E-Commerce, Intellectual Property and Industrial Property and International Tax Law.
Fabio Maggesi is Lecturer and Co-Director of well-known web portals of legal interest and Scientific Director of the Blog: “LEGAL INFORMATION 2.0.” Editor of Legal Opinions on behalf of known companies specialized in Internet and E-Commerce. Editor of Legal Opinions for European and International companies concerning PENNY AUCTION. Representative of portals and companies specialized in E-Commerce on UK and MT territory. Expert in litigation before the “GARANTE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA”. Author of opinions and Institutional Congresses on Betting aimed at the Italian regulatory framework in force (TULPS and AAMS). Industrial Property Consultant – Cyber Law – IT Law in IT, UK and MALTESE territory.
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Member of the Spanish Association “Asociacìon Accìon Juridica” with headquarters in BARCELONA (ES – Europe)
Member of the Bar Association of Rome and the known Collegio de Abrogados of Madrid.
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Attorney Maggesi was assistant professor in “Commercial Law” at Universita` La Sapienza OF ROME.He collaborated in the drafting of manuals in the field of new technologies and deep Web. He was a lecturer for the Bar Association of Rome and a lecturer at the Business School of Rome.