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Nicole R. Abruzzo

Nicole R. Abruzzo

also known as Nicole Abruzzo Hemrick

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About Me

I became an immigration attorney because it is interesting and rewarding to work closely with people from all over the world and to help them to build their lives in the United States, whether they desire to reunite with their families, to find work, or to find refuge.


Languages Spoken: Italian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Immigration: 100%
    8 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Nataliya I. Gavlin

    I endorse this lawyer. Nicole is an experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorney.


    Nataliya Gavlin Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Raisa Cohen

    An outstanding and well respected attorney in the legal community. I would recommend her wholeheartedly to anyone needing legal representation.


    Raisa Cohen Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Spar & Bernstein, PC

225 Broadway
5th Fl
New York, NY, 10007



NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneySpar & Bernstein, PC2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyBibicheff & Associates, P.C.2009 - 2014
Attorney AdvisorEOIR - Immigration Court (NY)2007 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American immigration lawyers associationMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Immigration & Nationality Committee - NYC BarLiaison to NYSBA Special Committee on Immigration2010 - 2012

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
FALISKIE et al v. HOLDER et alWife was granted a green card, and the step-daughter was issued an Immigrant Visa to join her parents in the United States as a Lawful Permanent Resident.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
State University of New York, Binghamton1) Politics, Philosophy & Law; 2) Italian Language & LiteratureB.A.2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration Remedies Available Now: Are You Prepared?Waivers to allow for consular processing overseas2013
Pre-law eventImmigration Law2012
The LGBT Center Immigration MonthStrategies for Winning Asylum by Overcoming Stereotypes in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Based Claims2011