About Evans J. Legros, Esq.
Evans J. Legros, Esq. is an attorney living and practicing law in New York City. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Sociology with honors from Union College in Schenectady, New York. While a student at Union, he spent time in Seville, Spain, where he attended classes and lived with a host family.
He then received a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, with a focus on International Law & Relations. While a law student, he spent an academic summer at the Faculté de Droit de l’Universite de Nice in France. Prior to receiving his Juris Doctorate, Evans worked as a student prosecutor in Malden County, Massachusetts.
After graduating from law school, Evans immediately returned to New York, passed the New York State Bar Exam, and began work at a busy midtown Manhattan law firm assigned to the Immigration Law Department. It is there that he fine-tuned his Litigation skills and successfully presented hundreds of cases before the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security. Representing clients from around the globe, his caseload included Political Asylum Hearings, Suspension of Deportation Proceedings, and Cancellation of Removal Proceedings. He also prepared and filed Non-Immigrant Visas for corporate executives, musicians, entertainers, and professionals from all over the world. His creativity and charisma rendered him a favorite of clients.
Wanting more control over his career path, Evans decided to resign his associate position after several years of hard work and growth in experience. Armed with both determination and a commitment to excellence, he successfully established the Legros Law Firm, PLLC in the Fall of 2004. In its first year alone, the Legros Law Firm, PLLC grew in all aspects and gained the respect of its clients, other attorneys, judges, and professionals alike. Evans’ practice now includes aspects of Entertainment Law, Real Estate Law, Immigration Visa Law, Last Will and Testaments, and Matrimonial Law. His clientele includes major universities, colleges, professionals, magazines, international artists, Emmy Award winning actors, award winning musicians, singers, songwriters, authors, and athletes.
Evans was inducted into the United States Supreme Court by the Supreme Court Justices. He is a member in Good Standing with the New York State Bar Association and practices regularly before the United States District Court’s Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Evans is also associated with the American Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, New York County Lawyer’s Association, Black Entertainment & Sport’s Lawyer’s Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Evans continues to dedicate countless hours to charity and volunteer efforts. He is a volunteer Legal Mentor with the Eagle Academy for Young Men, as well as The Legal Outreach Program. He also serves as Legal Advisor to the Legros Cultural Arts, Inc., a not-for-profit organization benefiting children who express and educate others about their diverse cultures though dance, music, theatre, and artistic expression.
Often referred to as a perfectionist, Evans takes great pride in preparing cases that work for his clients. He is passionate about discovering “the angle” on difficult cases and then succeeding in court.
His work and dedication to his clients, charity, and volunteer work are remarkable. His ultimate goal is to brand and continue building a successful firm which provides exceptional services to its unique clientele.