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John Seymour James

John Seymour James

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About Me

One of the best New York immigration attorneys working exclusively on Political Asylum and other Immigration matters in Law Offices of Bukh & Assoc as well as


Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Immigration: 100%
    12 years, 2 thousand cases



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Arkady Bukh

    I endorse this lawyer. I've been working with him in my firm, and he showed skills, respect and grace.


    Arkady Bukh Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices Bukh & Associates

1123 Avenue Z
Brooklyn, NY, 11235

Law Offices Bukh & Assoc

14 Wall St
20th Fl
New York, NY, 10005

PO BOX 280011
Queens Village, NY



NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Service AwardNew York State Bar AssociationN/A
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateBrooklyn Bar AssociationN/A
Empire State CounselNew York State Bar AssociationN/A
Pro Bono AwardAmerican Bar AssociationN/A
Pro Bono Service AwardFederal Bar AssociationN/A
Circle of ExcellenceMerchant CircleN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBukh Law Firm, P.C.2011 - Present
Of CounselEbanks and Sattler, LLP2007 - 2010
PartnerLaw Office of John James1999 - 2010
AssociateWalker and Bailey Law Firm1998 - 1999

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Southern District of New York)Member2004 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of New York chapter)Member2004 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember2003 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
New York County Lawyers' Association, Estates Trusts SectionMemberN/A
Brooklyn Law School Alumni AssociationN/AN/A
New York County Lawyers' Association, Family Court and Child Welfare CommitteeN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Brooklyn Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Sosa v. MeyersN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalDecision of Interest2006
New York Business Law JournalImmigration LawN/A
New York City Law ReviewWills and EstatesN/A
New York Daily RecordEstate LitigationN/A
Legal AdvertiserContesting your WillN/A
Legal Media GroupForming a good TrustN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
City University of New York, City CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Stanford UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Columbia University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Harvard UniversityN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CNNToday Show2006
American Bar Association, Editorial Boards for Annual Review of Antitrust Law DevelopmentsAntitrust Laws in New York2005
Super LawyersGetting the JusticeN/A
MeetingSurviving legal crisisN/A
InterviewLitigation of a Hard-Written WillN/A
Immigration SocietyMiscellaneousN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Immigration Law CommitteeImmigrants TodayN/A
annualICE Detention CentersN/A