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Dana Roxana Bucin

Dana Roxana Bucin

Practice areas:

Immigration, Business, International Law

About Me

 


Business and Immigration attorney representing both business and individual clients with their green card applications, H-1B visas, foreign investor visas (including the EB-5, E-2 and L-1 visas), naturalization/ citizenship, religious worker visas, as well as various other employment- and family-based immigration matters.   


 


Listed as a 2011 and 2012 Rising Star by the SuperLawyers Magazine, a designation reserved to 2.5% of the attorneys in each state.  Selected among "New Leaders in the Law" by the CT Law Tribune in 2012.  Listed among the 2010 Women in the Law High Achievers by the Connecticut Law Tribune.  For her leadership within the Greater Hartford Community, Ms. Bucin has been honored as a “40 Under Forty” award recipient by the Hartford Business Journal in 2009.


 


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Languages Spoken: French, Romanian, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Immigration: 85%
    10 years
  2. Business: 10%
    10 years
  3. International Law: 5%
    10 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Christian K. Lassen

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of her clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

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    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.

100 Pearl Street
17th Floor
Hartford, CT, 06103

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.

265 Church Street
10th Floor
New Haven, CT, 06510-7013

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.

203 Main Street
300 Plaza Middlesex
Middletown, CT, 06457

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.

1733 Storrs Road
Storrs Mansfield, CT, 06268

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive201204/17/2015
DCActive 200607/18/2014
NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015
CTActive200505/15/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2013 SuperLawyersSuperLawyers Magazine2013
2012 Connecticut Rising StarSuperLawyers Magazine2012
2012 New Leaders in the LawConnecticut Law Tribune2012
2011 Connecticut Rising StarSuperLawyers Magazine2011
Women in the Law High AchieversConnecticut Law Tribune2010
40 Under FortyHartford Business Journal2009
Honorary SocietyPhi Beta Kappa2002

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyUpdike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.2007 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
CrossRoads Venture GroupBoard of Directors, Hartford Chapter2011 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, International Law CommitteeChair2010 - 2011
MetroHartford International Business CouncilChair, EB-5 Committee, French Committee2010 - Present
CEENET (Central and Eastern European Network)Founding Member2010 - Present
Association of Romanians in New EnglandBoard member2010 - 2012
World Affairs Council of CT, Young Profesionals CommitteeChair2008 - Present
Meritas Leadership InstituteMember2008 - 2009
Connecticut Hispanich Bar AssociationBoard Member2006 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Asylumasylum granted
E-2 Foreign Investor Visa GrantedApproved
L-1A "New Office" Multinational Manager VisaApproved

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
UKS Client News AlertSEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitation2013
Hartford Business JournalCT realty investors open first EB-5 visa center2013
Hartford Business JournalEB-5 Immigrant Investor-related article2011
Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)Immigration Law Presentation2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawInternational LawJuris Doctor2005
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityInternational Business; Politics & Government; Romance LanguagesBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
World Affairs Council Panel on ImmigrationGlobal Conversation Series: The U.S. Immigration Crisis2015
UConn TIP Seminar SeriesEntrepreneurship & Immigration2015
SC2 ChallengeImmigrant Entrepreneurship in Hartford2015
Quinnipiac University Immigration Law for Foreign StudentsVisa Options After Graduation (Entrepreneurship Focus)2015
Middlesex Community College Immigration Law classImmigration Law and Policy2015
Fairfield University International Student PresentationVisa Options After Graduation (Entrepreneurship Focus)2015
West Indian Social Club PresentationImmigration Options for West Indian Nationals2014
St. Michael's Ukrainian Church Annual CelebrationImmigration Options for Ukrainian Nationals2014
Deferred Action RenewalsDACA Renewals2014
Boardroom SeriesForeign Investments into US Ventures: Incentives and Structures2014
Polish Business EventImmigration Options for Polish Investors and Entrepreneurs2013
Human Resources CouncilImmigration and the Hiring Process2013
Funding Sources and Incentives for Investment in ConnecticutEB-5 Foreign Investor Program2013
Boardroom SeriesForeign Investments into U.S. Ventures: Incentives and Structures2013
Labor & Employment Law SeminarImmigration Law Updates2012
International Business Strategy GroupPost-Graduation Visa Options2012
Norwich City Hall MeetingEB-5 Immigrant Investor Program2011
Immigration Incentives for Foreign InvestorsEB-5 Investor Program2011
Community Presentation SeriesImmigration Law for Romanians2011
Boston Romanian Professionals (at Ameriprise)Immigration Law 101: What You Should Know About Employment- and Family-Based Immigration2010
Annual Conference of the Regional Assemblies of God ChurchesCurrent Topics in Immigration Law2010