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Edward G Shulman

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Immigration

About Me

PROFILED IN NEWSWEEK & TIME MAGAZINES AS A LEADING IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY IN THE UNITED STATES.  RATED AS SUPER LAWYERS & BEST LAWYERS FOR IMMIGRATION LAW.                                                                                             


Edward Shulman is the founder and principal of The Shulman Law Group, LLC in Paterson, New Jersey. Mr. Shulman's practice is limited to all aspects of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law.


 


Mr. Shulman is the former Chair of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the New Jersey Bar Immigration Law Section.  He has been named as Best Lawyers in America®  and Super Lawyers® for Immigration Law.  He was cited in New York Magazine as Best Lawyers in the New York Area in the field of Immigration Law.   He was showcased in Newsweek Magazine and Time Magazine as a Leading Immigration Attorney in the United States.  Mr. Shulman has been a frequent lecturer on Immigration Law to AILA, the New Jersey Bar, the Federal Bar Association and numerous educational institutions including Princeton University.  He has been cited for his legal opinion in various television, radio and written publications including the New York Times.  He has been a legal consultant for the NBC Television Show, Law & Order and the  Lifetime Television Show, Drop Dead Diva. Prior to becoming an Immigration Attorney, Mr. Shulman clerked for Judges in Newark, New Jersey and London, England. He was also a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Maui, Hawaii.


 


Edward Shulman earned his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and his J.D. degree from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. He is a member of the Bars of New Jersey, Hawaii and the District of Columbia, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Circuits.

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Languages Spoken: French, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Immigration: 100%
    20 years, 6.5 thousand cases

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

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

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    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Yaniv Lavy

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Yaniv Lavy Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

152 Market Street
Suite 300
Paterson, NJ, 07505-1710

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive199105/29/2015
DCInactive 199605/24/2015
HIInactive - Voluntary199408/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Leading Immigration Attorney in United StatesTime Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Leading Immigration Attorney in United StatesNewsweek2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerNJ Monthly Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerNJ Monthly Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers for Immigration LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers for Immigration Law in NY AreaNew York Magazine2009
Best Lawyers for Immigration Law in NY AreaNew York Magazine2008
Best Lawyers for Immigration LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers for Immigration Law in NY AreaNew York Magazine2007
Best Lawyers for Immigration LawBest Lawyers in America2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderThe Shulman Law Group, LLC1995 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Immigration, Naturalization and Americanism SectionChair2011 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationVermont Service Center Liasion2005 - 2006
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New Jersey chapter)Chair2003 - 2005
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMentor2001 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Syracuse UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AILA Annual ConferenceThe Dreaded NTA—From Bond to Victory2014
New Jersey State Bar Association Annual ConferenceImmigration Law2012
AILA Annual ConfererenceWaivers2012
NJ Bar Association Annual ConferenceImmigration2011
AILA Annual ConferenceWaivers2011
NJ State Bar Association - Annual MeetingImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2010
NJ ICLEImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2010
When your Client faces DeportationDeportation2008
Bergen County Bar AssociationCriminal Immigration2008
Annual ConferenceDeportation2008
Fall ConferenceFamily-Based2007
Annual ConferenceDeportation2007
Annual ConferenceFamily-Based2006
Annual ConferenceDeportation2005
Annual ConferenceFamily-Based2004
Annual ConferenceFamily-Based2003