Carlos Javier Sagardía-Abreu

Carlos Javier Sagardía-Abreu

Sagardía Law Offices
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Employment Law ...
  • District of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
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Carlos J. Sagardía-Abreu is a young and seasoned litigator with substantial experience in criminal and civil litigation. In his professional practice, he collaborates closely with his father, Antonio M. Sagardía-De Jesús, ex Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and highly regarded criminal defense attorney. Mr. Sagardía-Abreu graduated at the top of his law school class and, prior to embarking on private practice, he served as an Associate in various full service law firms in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Mr. Sagardía's practice encompasses the representation of individuals and corporations in, among other areas of practice, state and federal criminal defense, personal injury claims, contractual litigation, federal law and immigration matters, employment law matters, including discrimination, unjust dismissal and retaliation. Also, he provides general advice in contractual and corporate matters. Throughout his career, Mr. Sagardía has been involved in various highly visible matters and has substantial experience handling high profile litigation.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Federal Litigation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Legal Fee structures depend on the particular circumstances of the client and the matter at hand. For further inquiries, please send an email to
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico
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1st Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Sagardía Law Offices
- Current
Established litigation boutique practice focusing on white collar crime defense, labor and employment litigation, general torts, contractual litigation, governmental litigation and general corporate legal advice, among other areas of practice.
Cancio, Nadal, Rivera & Díaz
Represented Puerto Rico's public corporations in a myriad of labor law claims before all Puerto Rico Courts and administrative forums, including the National Labor Relations Board and the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources.
Litigation Associate
O'Neill & Borges, LLC
Obtained substantial experience representing corporate clients in civil and commercial litigation, including antitrust claims, collection of monies, distribution and franchising, bankruptcy and class actions, among others.
Schuster & Aguiló, LLC
Management defense of various multinational companies from diverse industries, including pharmaceutical, hospitality and manufacturing, in a myriad of labor and employment claims. Obtained experience handling unjust dismissal, retaliation and discrimination claims before judicial and administrative forums.
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
J.D. (2008) | Juris Doctor
Honors: Honor Scholarship Magna Cum Laude
Activities: Editor for the UPR Law Review from 2006 to 2008
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Boston College
B.A. (2005) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
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Contact & Map
954 Ave. Ponce de León
5th Floor
San Juan, PR 00907
Cell: (787) 360-7924
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