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Posted by James, a Immigration client, Flag
I have had the pleasure of working with Alex for over three years now on an extremely difficult and fragmented immigration case. Alex is a very straight forward lawyer, something I greatly appreciate. He never told us it would be easy but he did tell us thru his actions that he would not abandon us. He is very knowledgeable and professional. The team of Grinberg & Segal is a top notch firm you can count on!
By succeeding in bringing my wife home after three long years, several waiver appeals, countless embassies and a mountain of paperwork, Alex demonstrated his exceptional talent.
I strongly recommend the Law Offices of Grinberg & Segal to anyone with serious immigration problems. This firm will truly help you through the very rocky road the USCIS will lay before you.
My wife and myself would like to take the opportunity to express our tremendous gratitude for your help. We know we would not be together today without you.
Posted by Olga A., a Immigration client, Flag
When I came to The Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal I was completely lost and though I hit a dead end in my immigration case. My attorney Alexander Segal explained to me the options I had and laid out the best plan of action for my case. He was very honest and straight forward with me and never sugarcoated anything. I decided to take his advice and now, many many years later I am mere weeks away from my naturalization interview - a milestone I considered unachievable when I first walked in to their office. I can't possibly express how great it feels to finally be free of my immigration problems and live a normal happy life and Alexander Segal and the entire friendly staff of Grinberg & Segal made all that possible for me. My sincerest and warmest thank you
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Mr. Segal was recommended to me by a friend, his former satisfied client. I was getting divorced before my permanent green card, and had a lot of complications with my ex-husband. Alexander provided me with possible options and assured me that I would be fine. My divorce was filed within a couple of months, and in 6 month I was officially divorced. When I was scheduled for the stoke interview Alexander and his team cooperated to help me to prepare. I felt very safe and comfortable at my interview, which Alexander attended as well.
Very professional and knowledgeable. His team is helpful as well. Alexander guided me through my divorce and removal of conditions on my green card. Everything went smooth, he was very professional and confident at my interview. He also responded to all my questions whenever I had them. I am very happy with his services, I got what I struggled for. Highly recommend.
Posted by Natasha, a Immigration client, Flag
The greatest attorney ever. I would recommend him to anyone. This guy has extraordinary communication skills, immense amount of knowledge, respect for his clients, and a great sense of humor which always makes you feel relaxed, welcomed, and understood. It was a great pleasure to get to know him. I wish all businesses were handled like Alexander handles his.
Alex, thank you so much for everything!
Yours sincerely, Natasha and Boris
Posted by RAJ, a Appeals client, Flag
I MET ALLEXANDER WHEN MY CASE IS DISMISED IN EVEN APPEAL.MY PREVIOUS LAWYER MESSED UP MY CASE. WHEN I EXPLAIN MY CASE TO HIM HE SAID YOUR TRAIN CROSS THE STATION .WE HAVE TO BRING BACK TO STATION .YOU KNOW HOW DEFFICULT IT IS ? I SAID YES BUT I SAID TO HIM YOU HELP LOTS OF YOUR COUSTUMRS .I DO NOT HAVE CHOICE CUS BEFORE SEEING HIM I SEE SO MANY ATTORNEYS .HE HANDLE MY CASE SO INTEGILANTLY & PROFFESIONLY .NOW I CAN BREATH FREELY.HE KNOWS HIS JOB NO FALSE PROMISED WHICH I LIKE MOST OF HIM, VERY COURTIOUS,KNOWLEDGEABLE .ALWAYS REPLY EVEN SOME TIME I E MAIL HIM IN WEEKENDS.VERY PROFFESIONAL STAFF HE HAS.GOD BLESS HIM .
Posted by Elena B, a Immigration client, Flag
I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Alexander J Segal, as of 2007. At that time in my life I was facing a deportation proceeding. I was left with no hope and thought I had no other legal options available to me.
When several other attorneys refused to take my difficult case, I was recommended to Mr. Segal.
I was astonished by his level of professionalism and his genuine interest in my legal issues.
Not only did he help me out of a dead end situation, but he actually won my case. Throughout the whole ordeal Mr. Segal kept me well informed about every step and change in my process.
I am truly grateful to him and would highly recommend him to all my friends as well as all others who need a competent advocate.
Posted by Raya, a Immigration client, Flag
LAWYER NUMBER ONE
Alexander Segal is the best lawyer there is. Alexander handled my Immigration matter with ease.
Not only did he achieve 3 high level degrees with honors. Alexander answered all of my questions with understanding, respectful, approachable, and reachable in my husband’s immigration case. He has the best team in his office that is very helpful and respects all clients.
After going through 3 other best lawyers he was the only lawyer who informed us how to fix our mistake that accord with my previous lawyers the fastest and easiest way possible to avoid any other problems in the future. We followed his recommendations and now my husband is a citizen, we had no problems.
Alexander is the only one lawyer that I trust and in the future he would be the only lawyer that will take care of my future cases.
I recommend Alexander Segal and to everyone he is truly the BEST lawyer!!!
Posted by Siarhei S, a Immigration client, Flag
In the beginning I did not know which attorney to choose but then I knew from my friends, that 5 of them have gotten documents through Segal, so I decided to use his service and it was the best choice I had ever made. Alex Segal appeared to be a very professional and approachable attorney. While I was his client, it was easy to get in touch with him about my questions and concerns and he was always giving me professional advises. Even now if I have any question about further emigration procedures, I know that I can always rely on his advice. I got my documents and a big merit in getting them lies on his professionalism.
Posted by boris, a Immigration client, Flag
Thanks to mr. Segal and his staff I was reunited with my wife. They kept me informed all thru the proces and handled every detail with great care. I would defenetly recomend his servise to any one who may need help with immigration case.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I wanted to express to you how much I appreciate the help you’ve provided to my family over the years. Thank you for the professional and personal attention you gave to our immigration case. It was a pleasure having you represent in all matters of our case. At times when I needed to speak with you, you were always there with an answer. Many times I would telephone your office for assistance and each time I was met with the full cooperation of your staff. We are all happy with the outcome of this case and would wholeheartedly recommend you as a respectful, honorable and knowledgeable lawyer. You are a credit to your profession.
Posted by DENIS, a Immigration client, Flag
Alexander is an excellent and a high qualified immigration lawyer. Always easy to get in touch with, which is a very needed fact. He treats his clients with respect and he is a very responsive and approachable lawyer.
We never worried to drive a 7 hour drive distance when it comes to visit our lawyer in New York, Alexander J. Segal. We've been struggling a lot with lawyers before we met Alexander (april,2012)
#1. That we didn't know how it is to have a good lawyer, and
#2. How important it is to have a good advice on the case you're having.
We've changed lawyers 4 times before we met him. I wish a lot that we met Alexander Segal in the first place. We wouldn't have had all the hardship that we went through all this time. He works hard to help and always gave us a straight answer without any doubt ever plus mentioning all the consequences that could possibly happen along the way. He is a very straight, smart open minded person.
You don't want anything promising, you want articulated intelligence and proof of a good lawyer and the only one I can tell you and will always recommend is A.J.Segal.
Posted by Viktoriya, a Business client, Flag
I used Mr. Segal for several years for my business. He is very knowledgeable and trustworthy attorney. In all cases he was able to help me, and advise in all business matters. He responded to my calls or texts very fast and professional. I am very fortunate to have him as my attorney and recommend his services.
Posted by Maria, a Immigration client, Flag
I'm extremely thankful to the attorney A.J.Segal and each and every member of his team. They are all professional, polite and well organized. I came to A.J Segal after almost 2 years of wasting my time and money with other attorneys and lawyers. After the first meeting with A.J. Segal I had all the answers to all my questions that nobody before could answer properly. I felt very confident and protected. With the help of Mr. Segal and his team I was granted my status. A. J. Segal is an attorney who works hard to help, knows his subject well and treats client with respect. Also he is very approachable and responsive. From my own experience I know how rare it is to find an attorney who is available almost 24 hours for you. I know for sure if anything ever happens to me or my friends I know that Mr. Segal will be here to help. I would strongly recommend the attorney A. J. Segal and his team. Again thank you very much!!!
Posted by Irina, a Immigration client, Flag
I knew Alexander almost 6 years ago I came to his office for help in the case of deportation. My previous Lawyer dissapiared with the final resolution of Federal Court for my deportation.
So, Alex did tremendous job during the period of 6 years. I can say that sometimes I had no idea what to do, but with Alex and his Office (I have to say thank you to them too) I overcomed my Immigration problems, and would like to cooperate with Alex and his office in the nearest future too.
He is professional, trustful, tactful and intelligent Lawyer. I am proud of to have such Lawyer.
Posted by Timur, a Immigration client, Flag
So, before hiring Alex Segal and his team, I had two other immigration attorneys. One was from York and another one from Philly. And sadly neither of them really believed that I would win my case. It needs to be said that the case i had was pretty complicated and I myself had big doubts about winning it. But I wanted my lawyer to believe in winning and not tell me that the odds were not in my favor. So, luckily I ended up with Alex. I felt a huge difference between him and other two guys I paid money to. Couple thing I want to mention: with previous guys I had to travel for couple hours for every appointment. With Alex where is an option to do everything that is possible by Skype. Another thing is how quickly i got responses every time i called or e`mailed the office. That was a huge deal for me, because I had difficulties hearing back from my old attorney. I would call or email and get response in a month/ never get one. Another thing i liked about Mr. Segal is that he works with you no matter how hard or complicated your case is. And in my case wins it. And that is all for the same price you would pay any other immigration lawyer. So if you are looking for a good lawyer i would recommend this guy! Good luck!
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Always answered my questions without being bored or annoyed!! Top Immigration lawyer :)
Posted by Pavel, a Immigration client, Flag
A-plus attorney. We've been working with Alexander on my asylum case for the last three years and still working on it. My opinion about him was changing since the the first day I met him. First time I did not like him but eventually realized how good he is as a lawyer and what a great Person he is. So if you don't like him at your first look just start working with him, trust me , he is the best. Be prepared to work hard on your case and Alexander will guide you. In the court he is fighting for your rights like a spartan.
Describing him as a person I just want to share my personal story. During the case I got cancer (luckily it looks like it is cured now) and Alexander offered me his attorney's help for free. So be sure he will not leave you alone when you are in trouble...
Posted by Evgeniy, MA, a Immigration client, Flag
I had one of the most complicated cases (as for me) in the history of Immigration. Had filed case in CA where was turned down and sent to court, then changed venue to MA, while venues were in the process of changing, received a notice to appear in front of Judge in CA. Failed to appear...received a deportation notice by CA Judge being in MA. Time passed by (about 1 year) I started to worry about my status and situation with the paperwork. Hired an attorney ZK in Boston--he failed my case again. I had situation where I failed twice!!!! I started to do all the paperwork myself---of course failed again!!! Time went by and I was taken into custody by ICE officers for being illegal in US. That's when Alexander J Segal comes in as my attorney. He was very communicative and reliable while I was in Jail for 6 months... Finally we got my case reopened and I was out of the "can". And battle began... We were granted a green card, then he guided me thru the divorce with my wife, then thru removing of conditions on my GC... Now I am planning todo my naturalization paperwork!!!! He was very professional, responsive, intelligent in the court room. Every time I called him he PERSONALLY was guiding me through my questions with his answers. Never hung up on me while I was on HOLD. He is one of the kind, he knows what is he doing, he treated me with RESPECT and this is probably the best quality that every lawyer should have... And he is got it!!! What else I can say...other than he saved my case, saved my life, teached me a lot of things, showed me a bright future in US... this list can go on and on... I would recommend this lawyer without a blink of an eye.
Posted by Zinnatul Jafarullah, a Immigration client, Flag
My husband’s immigration case was handled poorly by his previous lawyer and was denied. We wanted to switch lawyers. However the task proved very difficult. Most lawyers that we consulted with spoke more about the money and payments rather than the immigration problem at hand. And some didn’t even want to take the case. Finally, we consulted with Alexander J. Segal. After the consultation my husband and I both agreed, this man knew what to do. Mr.Segal told us the reality of the situation, he never gave us false hope or any sugar coated promises. Mr.Segal was very forward about the case but at the same time, gave me and my husband hope. Which all the other lawyers failed to do. I found Mr. Segal to be very approachable. He is an extremely genial and compassionate person. Unlike other lawyers, who barely answer any questions or concerns, Mr. Segal will sit down with you and answer all your questions even if it means repeating himself over and over until you understand. He genuinely cares about his clients and wants them to know what is going on with their case. Mr.Segal is a very easy person to talk to and will make anyone feel comfortable. He will talk to you as if you are an old buddy. He will say things to lighten the situation and brighten up your mood. My husband was deported and it was a very difficult time for me. I never had to deal with immigration and knew very little about it. My husband was the one taking care of the case. But with him gone, I was at a loss. Mr.Segal was my guidance. He helped me understand what was going on and told me exactly what I had to do if I wanted my husband back in the U.S. It was tiresome having to work, going to school, taking care of things and running around with the entire immigration problem. Many times I couldn’t go to Mr. Segal’s office due to my busy schedule. However, whenever I used to email him he always responded. If he was unavailable, someone else from the office emailed back a response with the necessary information. I never had any trouble contacting Mr.Segal via phone, skype, email, or in person at his office. He makes himself available for all his clients at all times. He never made me feel as if I was a bother or that i was pestering him. He would always walk me through the problem and explain everything down to the very smallest detail. I went overseas for three months to see my husband. During this time period Mr.Segal and his staff continuously notified me if there were any changes or updates in the case. I never had to hunt him down for information or updates. That's one of the things I appreciate the most, the updates and information was given to you readily. Mr.Segal is highly experienced and knows exactly how things will be. He is very informative and guided me through every step on what to do about the case. The time frame I was told in which the case will be solved was very much accurate. I am very happy with my decision to work with Mr. Segal for my husband’s immigration case. And I am beyond grateful for his guidance and hard work. Now my husband's case is approved and he is back in the United States.
Posted by Svetlana Gaitchikova, a Immigration client, Flag
My husband was arrested and deported from U.S. April 2011. From that moment on, our entire lives turned upside down. My husband was in the country for 12 years and he had a voluntary deportation since 2001 which he did not obey.This is a scary and a long story, believe me. A week after the arrest, I went to Alexander J. Segal, an Immigration Lawyer whose office is located in New York City. He dealt with our case very carefully and wisely because it was a very complicated case. He got an approval for form I-130, which we've been waiting for 7 years, without an interview. He successfully prepared my husband for an interview with the American Consulate in Georgia and he successfully prepared and filed two waivers to Moscow to remove his deportation and let him back into U.S. All of this took exactly 15 months and now our family has been reunited and my husband just received a permanent Green Card. Of all the lawyers we've been to, Alexander J. Segal has been the only one who promised and successfully kept his promise of bringing back my husband. My husband says " Alex, you gave me a second chance to live and my entire family is grateful for this". We highly recommend Alexander J. Segal to anyone who has given up hope!
Posted by dimitri, a Immigration client, Flag
immigration attorney, as knowledgeable as Alex Segal,is really hard to find.From the beginning,when he took over my case from another immigration attorney,Segal actually put everything in right order,what and when was supposed to be done.I was under deportation order when I hired him.
Reasonable prices,good communication.his is very pushy in the court room.stuff ,who works in his office ,is good,communicative,listens to client.
Posted by Alex, a Immigration client, Flag
Alexander the best lawyer that I ever have. He won my immigration case. During which was always by my side and helped all he could. Very responsible. Around him runs a good team. They will always help you. My pleasure to him.
Great Help, Highly recommended!!!!!!
Posted by M.A. Brooklyn, NY, a Immigration client, Flag
I had a very complex deportation case; consulted several attorneys in New York and California. Mr. Segal was the only one who did not sugarcoat and did not lull me into a false sense of security. He was the one who explained the complications I was facing, yet I felt so secure with Mr. Segal and his team. The process was long and painful, lasted approximately 4 years ( sometimes painfully long, especially if you terribly miss your parents, or even worse, unable to say the last goodbye to the people you love) . Finally, on April 28th, I entered the courtroom, calm and confident. It was because of my attorney's knowledge and charisma, and his excellent team that I can proudly say I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States!
Posted by Boris, a Immigration client, Flag
Mr.Alexander Josef Segal won my extraordinary abilities case and ran this case to the moment me and wife were granted for green cards and became lawful US residents in January 2006 .During this process he :
- inspired me to gather evidences of my professional activity explaining the value of such documents
- remembered all deadlines regarded to my case and never failed to post necessary documents
- prolonged my legal stay in us
- exposed a professional attitude to his duties as well as toward his clients(me) always being ready to answer any appropriate question
I can easily recommend to anyone Mr.Alexander Josef Segal as a reliable person and accurate professional
Posted by Hurma Mamo, a Immigration client, Flag
In many instances I am sure clients have written many great things about there immigration attorneys. However, I am eager to inform everyone about Alexander J. Segal. Alex is very prepared in his level of expertise in the complex law of immigration. I can tell you that with all the years we have been fighting my husband's immigration battle ( Alex took on my husban's case while my husband was detained due to another attorneys negligence that wound up my husband getting detained by I.C.E.)With that being said I have had my share in looking and dealing with other immigration attorneys before I found Alexander J. SEGAL. I tell you with out a doubt in sight that there are far and few like him if any, this attorney is not only knowledgeable about his expertise but honest. I have always trusted his judgment and advice, it is easy to believe someone that not only sounds as if he knows what he does but also explains and make you understand the whole scope of things (I am very educated about immigration law from Alex) rather than just filing one option that you will not benefit from and leave you stranded. He is not like most attorneys that you call and never here from, Alex is always pleased to speak to you or call you back and never feels bothered. Alex takes pride in his work and as an immigrant himself understands all the immigrants that some how have become trapped in loop wholes or even just trying to adjust status in our nations immigration law and works hard for people to find there American Dream. He has been the one out of all I seeked while my husband was detained to tell myself he would try when all the other attorneys I went to at the time didn't want the aggravation of handling a horrifying case. I am please to inform Alex's determination and hard work paid of my husband has been home since then and Alex is still working diligently on adjusting status through myself a born U.S. Citizen. We were very fortunate to come across Alex and have him be our voice and eyes to guide us through this journey. If there are somethings to keep in mind when finding an immigration attorney they would be: find someone who finds there job important-who listens and explains to the fullest- who is not out just to ge your money- realize that the truth is hard to swallow in a bad situation but find someone to tell you the truth and not someone to sugar coat it for there lies- someone thats makes you important enough to be spoken to and called back. I can say once again without a doubt in mind the only person that I have come across that fits all this criteria is Attorney Alexander J.Segal..
Posted by Snow Mazina, a Immigration client, Flag
My case was screwed by my previous attorney so Mr. Segal had to fix it all. From the first day when Alexander started to work with me I had no doubt that we are going to win. And we did! Even though I live far away from NY Mr. Segal was able to make it work by communication via the phone and internet. He also prepared me for the court very good so I was absolutely confident in myself and my attorney. And this is the most important thing! He does care about his clients and always has time to answer any questions or just talk to you if you are simply have a fears about your situation. He gave me a very bright future and I'm extremely thankful for it. If I ever will need an attorney again for any reason I will call Mr. Segal without a doubt. If anyone needs a great attorney Alexander J. Segal is the one. Thank you very much Alexander for everything you've done for me. I greatly appreciate it!
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I stepped in the door of The Law Offices of Grinberg & Segal with a complicated case in political asylum. The whole complication of the case has been derived not from
the objective situation at hand,but from the inputs of two other attorneys, who I have had "pleasure" to work with in Miami.Being skeptic and detail oriented by nature, I had very precise expectations from my attorneys and unfortunately discovered for myself that only few of them
turn out to be trustworthy. Not to go in to too many details about my frustrating experience, my case have gone through the hands of 2 attorneys and has been eventually transferred from Miami to New York, where Alexander Segal agreed to take care of it. was pleasantly surprised, thus establishing positive attitude towards attorneys in general.To be specific, Alexander turned out to be a man of pure integrity! He IS an honest lawyer, which you will most likely discover for yourself on day one. He listed all my options, regardless of how unpleasant some of them sounded,
and made me understand my legal situation better on the first appointment,then two other attorneys did in eleven months time. This open and faithful line of communication has been maintained throughout the whole process, which is exactly what you
need under tremendous stress of litigation. Another incredible part of my experience can be attributed to the support team of Grinberg & Segal. People simply know what they are doing!!! I did not have to wait on the phone to get my answers;Ivan and Melisa were always eager to cooperate and provided immediate solutions to all my requests, with out referring to Alexander. They are really a team of professionals, not a bunch of interns working for $15/hour. Finally,there was something that did not meet my eye right away but revealed itself in the process. It was the idealistic pedantry that was well shared among all members of the office. I almost felt bad because of all the extra work they had to do in order to increase my chances by at infraction.The amount of work time spent on my case well exceeded contract terms, yet there were extra charges incurred by me, nor was it even communicated in order to make a good impression on me. The not sell you their service but go above and beyond because it is the right thing to do, genuinely caring about your success. As you might imagine,on the 21 of December I walked into the courtroom, calm and confident, and walked out of it in 40 minutes with a desired verdict.I cannot thank enough entire team of Grinberg & Segal and genuinely wish that nobody shall go through my pain and stick with the professionals from the very beginning.
Posted by Shandell, a Immigration client, Flag
My husband and I retain mr.segal on Jan 31 2012, for adjustment of status. I was the one being adjusted and my husband was petitioning for me. I surf the web and obtained the numbers for at least 20 immigration lawyers, I was going through the list that I aquired and found that mr.sergal's office was most favorable to me, the secretary was detail and very explicit, clear and percise which led me to believe that she knew exactly what she was about, so I set up an interview where my husband and I can meet with the attorney. after a brief and detailed meet my husband and i retained mr.segals' office for council, and i must say i mr.segal is awesome, their is no other way to put it. he prepared me, for my interview and assisted me even when i felt discourage. I must say this to my fellow immigrants, going through this immigration process is not a joke, its serious business, they were many times when i felt unsure and down, but my legal team, mr.segal always made me feel like their was hope. I got married 23rd sept 2011 , retained mr.segal on 31 jan 2012 and i received my card on 24 may 2012. I am writing this review, with tears in my eyes, because i am filled with joy. i just want to thank God and also mr.segal for helping me to regain my freedom.