Matthew L. Kolken

Matthew L. Kolken

Immigration Attorney
Buffalo, NY




No Misconduct


English , French , Russian

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About Me

Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. is a trial lawyer with experience in all aspects of United States Immigration Law – including deportation defense before Immigration Courts throughout the United States, appellate practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York, the United States...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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Kolken & Kolken the Dream Team

Posted by: Miguel Silva over 1 year ago.

Mr. Kolken got my attention in the first 10 minutes of conversation, he is very knowledgeable of his practice and go straight to the point without...

Phenomenal Attorney Matthew L Kolken

Posted by: Ciriam over 1 year ago.

Matthew Kolken indeed has demonstrated to be a professional attorney. He has made miracles happen in our current case due to his great...
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Carl Michael Shusterman
Carl Shusterman

Los Angeles, CA

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Matt Kolken is a knowledgeable and experienced immigration attorney. He stands up for the rights of immigrants and is unafraid to challenge the...
Charles H Kuck
Charles Kuck

Atlanta, GA

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Matt Kolken has distinguished himself as a tenacious, eloquent and clear thinking attorney who is unafraid to take on the federal government in the...
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1997 License Status: Currently registered for the state of New York.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/16/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1996 – present

Kolken & Kolken


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1996 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law School


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2015 AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated



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1997- present Member

American Immigration Lawyers Association

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Showing 2 of 17 publications

2014 Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?

Fox News Corp

2014 President Obama’s Immigration Wait And See Looks To Maximize Political Impact

Fox News Corp

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Removal Ground and Defenses

at Removal For Experts

2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform

at Seminar Series

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