Joel Stewart's Profile

About

Mr. Stewart has a wide range of private, corporate and government clients. While his clients have come from virtually every country in the world during his 41 years of practice, Mr. Stewart's unique relationship with Brazil began when large numbers of Brazilians started to immigrate to the U.S. in the 1980's due to a financial crisis in their country. 

Experience

Attorney at Law

1980 - Current

Member of the Florida and Connecticut State Bar, as well as Federal District Courts in Connecticut & Florida, U.S. 2nd and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court, practicing federal law throughout the U.S.

Attorney at Law

1980 - Current

Member of the Florida and Connecticut State Bar, as well as Federal District Courts in Connecticut & Florida, U.S. 2nd and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court, practicing federal law throughout the U.S.

Brazilian Consulate General

2010 - present

Advisor for the  Consulate General in Miami, Florida, providing orientations on U.S. and Brazilian Consular law to all consular sectors and performing humanitarian consular visits to Brazilians in hospitals and prisons. 

Brazilian Consulate General

2010 - present

Advisor for the  Consulate General in Miami, Florida, providing orientations on U.S. and Brazilian Consular law to all consular sectors and performing humanitarian consular visits to Brazilians in hospitals and prisons. 

Honorary Consul of Brazil

2017 - Current

Appointed as Honorary Consul for the Brazilian Government in  by the President of the Brazilian Republic. Diplomatic credentials and immunity confirmed  by the  U.S. State Departments and  the Brazilian Foreign Ministry. 

Honorary Consul of Brazil

2017 - Current

Appointed as Honorary Consul for the Brazilian Government in  by the President of the Brazilian Republic. Diplomatic credentials and immunity confirmed  by the  U.S. State Departments and  the Brazilian Foreign Ministry. 

 
 

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law

1977-1980

Graduated with a diploma J.D. (Doctor Juris) 

New York University

Department of Slavic Languages

1965-1970

Master's degree & A.B.D. in Slavic Languages and Literature.

Emmanuel College,

Boston, Massachusetts

1966-1968

M.A. in Russian Language Studies

 

Awards

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Medal of Rio Doce

2020

This award is rarely granted to foreign nationals by the Brazilian Government for long and dedicated Service to the Brazilian Republic.

Awards of Service

1980-Present

Awards of appreciation and merit from Bar Associations, Courts, Professional Presentations, Conferences, Schools, Publishers, and other Private and Public Groups. 

Award of Patience

2018

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Medal of Rio Bra co

2010

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Medal of Rio Bra co

2010

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Florida Super Lawyer

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Publications

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