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Attorney Michael Haven is a founding Partner of Genzale & Haven, LLP.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. degree from Northeastern School of Law in Boston. He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association since 2003.   Attorney Haven practices in a wide range of areas in immigration law and domestic relations law.   In his immigration practice, Mr. Haven represents clients before the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Embassies and Consulates.
Mr. Haven works with a wide range of clients handling all types of immigration cases from employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant filings such as H1B visas, family-based immigrant filings, political asylum, waivers of inadmissibility, naturalization, and removal defense.  In addition, Mr. Haven has extensive experience in assisting professionals in the Computer Science fields obtain nonimmigrant H visas and green cards through the PERM process.
Mr. Haven has appeared on television and radio programs such as Empujando la Mañana, Tertulia Matinal, and Encuentro Latino to discuss immigration and family law issues.  He is fluent in Spanish having lived in Spain and South America.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 70%
    11 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    11 years



Hourly ($150-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Jeff Goldman, LLP

125 Washington Street.
Suite. 204
Salem, MA, 01907



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Co-Founder/PartnerGenzale & Haven, LLP2006 - Present
AssociateMagaletta & McCarthy, PC2003 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
BIA AppealCase Approved
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of MichiganEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Roca Inc. Community CenterImmigration2010