Sebastian Kielmanovich

Adjunct Faculty
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Office Location:
Raleigh Campus
Mailing Address:
225 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27603


Sebastian Kielmanovich teaches Crimmigration Law. He received a J.D. from the University of Buenos Aires School of Law in 1999, and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2004.

Before coming to the United States, he was a practicing attorney in Argentina, specializing in corporate law, intellectual property and contracts, and an assistant professor of business associations in the University of Buenos Aires. In addition, Kielmanovich worked with a city attorney and clerked for a trial judge.

In the United States, he participated in the Summer Honors Program at the Securities & Exchange Commission in Miami, Florida. He also worked as staff attorney for Legal Aid of North Carolina, and as corporate counsel for a major software corporation in McLean, Virginia. Kielmanovich served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Fifth and Tenth Judicial Districts of North Carolina where he was assigned to prosecute habitual felons, drug traffickers and violent offenders. Additionally, Kielmanovich was an Assistant Attorney General with the North Carolina Department of Justice where he served as a special prosecutor and provided legal representation to the Department of Public Safety. Kielmanovich is currently an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Kielmanovich is a member of the Bar in Buenos Aires (2000), North Carolina (2004), New York (2005), and the District of Columbia (2008). His native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English and proficient in Portuguese.