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Peter Szyjka

Peter Szyjka

Practice areas:

Immigration, Landlord & Tenant, Car Accidents, Real Estate, Estate Planning

About Me

I am the founding partner of the law firm of Szyjka & D'Eramo located in Andrew Square in South Boston.  I have been practicing law at this location since 2005.  Szyjka & D'Eramo is a three attorney boutique firm, representing clients in immigration, landlord-tenant, real estate, estate planning, probate, business, personal injury matters and civil litigation. 





Languages Spoken: Polish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Immigration: 35%
    10 years, 260 cases
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 30%
    9 years, 70 cases
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
    9 years, 60 cases
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    10 years, 130 cases
  5. Estate Planning: 5%
    10 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($200/hour), Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Patricia Bloom-McDonald

    I endorse this lawyer's work.I recommend Attorney Szyjka without reservation. He and I have worked on several client matters in the past, and I have always been impressed with his knowledge, professionalism, and clear sense of ethics. He goes above and beyond to advocate to the fullest for his clients. I would not hesitate to refer a client of mine who needs personal injury representation.


    Patricia Bloom-McDonald Wills & Living Wills Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Szyjka & D'Eramo, Attorneys at Law

10 Andrew Square
Suite 101
South Boston, MA, 02127




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Boston's Best Immigration & Nationality LawProactive Resources2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/PartnerSzyjka & D'Eramo, Attorneys at Law2005 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationSteering Committee, Immigration Law Section2010 - 2013
Boston Bar AssociationSteering Committee, Solo and Small Firm Section2010 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New England chapter)Member2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rita W. Settlementsettled for policy limits $100,000
Cancellation of removal of mentally ill adultImmigration judge granted cancellation of removal

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration Law PresentationStudent Immigration2013
Immigration LawImmigration Law2006