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Posted by daniel, a Immigration client, Flag
Five stars across the board!! You would think I was giving a review to a family member! I'm not! Mister Grode is a brilliant lawyer that made the whole process painless (as painless as it could be). He has strong connections and he has a strong reputation with the people that matter so - he is able to get things done. If you need an immigration lawyer you would be lucky to get Jonathan.
Posted by Nimesh, a Immigration client, Flag
I have know Jonathan since 2008 and he has been more like a friend through out my immigration process. The service is worth all the fee, even though it is economical. Jonathan and his staff are very courteous and takes complete responsibility of the work. He has thorough knowledge in his field and explains every detail of the process well. The best thing about Jonathan is that he is easily available whenever required and responds to any communication to the earliest possible. I have recommended Jonathan to lot of my friends as well. Finally I'm glad I'm done with this long process. Good luck Jobathan.
Posted by Lisa, a Immigration client, Flag
It is interesting how one can speak to two different lawyers about the same topic and yet one leaves you feeling utterly lost and that what lies before you is nothing short of being a tremendous mountain. The other speaks in a language which is completely understandable, straight forward and yet is utterly empowering. This way is the way of Jonathan Grode and having spoken with him during many meetings one departs from the time feeling enthused and filled with possibility. This is a unique gift when the task before you is of great concern and your future in a country is riding on the outcome.
In working with Jonathan Grode and his wonderful team there is a clear sense that they work for and with the client as an individual. With my particular case it was apparent that there were many ways in which my creativity manifested itself and therefore the visa that I needed was one that worked for me and allowed me to fulfill all of the creative outlets and possibilities that I could. In essence a visa that was founded on expansion rather than limitation. Such an approach speaks to me of foresight, intelligence and integrity and demonstrates a real understanding or appreciation of what the client actually needs.
It is very easy to simply tick boxes and approach a case as a short term fix or in a superficial manner. It is quite another to consider a life and how that will play out in the future. I cannot thank Jonathan Grode and his team enough for the wonderful service that they provided and ultimately for the success in obtaining my visa.
Posted by Joelle, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan Grode helped me attain American citizenship through my mother. I had a unique case which many other lawyers turned away thinking I didn’t have a chance. Jonathan was able to look at my case creatively and through hard and smart work we succeeded. The process was easy and I was in touch with Jonathan on a weekly basis up to and after I held my new passport! He was trustworthy, attentive and very responsible.
Posted by AP, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan was the best immigration attorney I could have asked for. His immaculate knowledge in immigration law combined with his thoroughness makes him an exceptional attorney.
Jonathan was recommended to me by a trusted friend. Right at the beginning, he came up with a meticulous plan for my O-1 application. He quickly identified the areas which needed improvements over the next 3-6 months - which, in my opinion, made the difference. We stuck to his plan and communicated regularly over a period of several months. In the end, my application was approved without any glitches - thanks to his hard work and diligent preparation.
All in all, I recommend Jonathan highly without any hesitation for all immigration matters.
Posted by Karina, Flag
Jonathan is a phenomenal Attorney with outstanding qualities!!
He and his team were great from the start, extremely knowledgeable, organized, helpful, patient and kind with a such human approach.
I highly recommend this amazing team!!!!
Posted by Fazeelat, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan and Marc are by far the best representation I could have received. As a dual citizen who has been to America on other visas before, the O-1 seemed really daunting. Jonathan assured me from the beginning that he would do everything he could to help, and he really did.
At the beginning of the process, I was taken through the procedure step-by-step and told what I had to prepare in order for them to do their job to the best of their ability. As long as I provided information, they would be able to compile it for me. They went out of their way, however, when it came to things like cleaning up letterheads, dealing with my recommendations- they just made sure everything was the best quality they could be and they made everyone I worked with very comfortable. They were great representation because not only did I feel comfortable with them representing me, but I felt comfortable with them dealing with people I was working with for my visa.
Anytime I had a concern they did a great job of talking me through it and making sure we knew how to work out any snags in the process.
They really made the whole process far easier than I imagine it could have been with other lawyers.
Since I was in a different time zone, I thought it would be hard to communicate, but Jonathan was always available and no matter how many questions I asked he would always have an answer.
After my application was finished, I had no doubt in my mind it was the best I could have done. Jonathan managed my expectations, but he didn't need to since
Jonathan emphasized that with a strong application I would get my visa soon, and I did, from starting my application to receiving my visa it took less than 5 months. My review was super quick and I know it was because of the strength of the application they help me put together. I spoke to some other lawyers who didn't seem as supportive, but Jonathan was from the get go.
Jonathan and Marc were very supportive, there was never an unanswered email and I never had to wait more than a day to get a response. Every question I asked was explained thoroughly.
Anytime I suggested something that wasn't the best idea, rather than just shoot me down they would explain why so I understood the process. I never felt like I was alone, I felt a great amount of support and a great sense of comfort knowing how much they cared.
I cannot say enough, about how rewarding this process was for me, and it was because of the representation that I had that it was so successful. I know from other friends' and colleagues experiences it is not always that easy.
Posted by Nigel, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan is a straight shooter. There's no string-along and no questions go un-answered. His attention to detail and responsiveness, along with his clear answers made me feel very comfortable. He clearly lets you know the status of your case at every point. There is no broken promises or surprise bills. I've worked with a few Immigration Lawyers but Jonathan was a breath of fresh air on many levels and just got things done.
I have recommended Jonathan before and will continue to if I'm ever asked if I know of a Top Class Immigration Lawyer.
Posted by Phil, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan is a total pleasure to work with. If an attorney who is responsive, with an authorative command over his expertise domain, hard working and fun to deal with is what you are looking for Jonathan is your man. He took charge for us of a failing visa application and completely turned it around. We went from endless request for evidence with the previous firm to an approval with 3 days of submission!
I would rate Jonathan at the top of my all star list of outside advisors and I have worked with countless firms building a number of public companies over 25 years. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
Posted by Sally, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan is a phenominal quality immigration attorney. His work is excellent, but what makes him a stand out is the individual attention and support that he provides to his clients. Obtaining legal status to work in the US is incredibly stressful, as is dealing with potential future employers. Throughout the process Jonathan was available on the telephone, even for periods when I was back in the UK, providing the reassurance and support that I enormously appreciated and needed. He continues to be available to me as I endeavor to switch to a new employer, advance my career and ultimately become permanent in the US. I couldn't ask for anything more!
Posted by Suchi, Flag
Jonathan was absolutely wonderful in my H1b visa case. He was informative, knew the tiny details and the crazy intricacies of the process. This year was extra complex and Jonathan was graciously patient though my (and my company’s) multiple questions. He was proactive and responsive through all the steps of the execution. I would recommend him with 5 star confidence to anyone that wanted to engage his professional services – he’s high quality!
Posted by Earl, a Immigration client, Flag
I'm generally too busy to do 'reviews' - and even rarer will the reviewed provider run the table with 5 star ratings. But Jonathan really outdid himself for my family and me. My requirement to join the US affiliate of my Canadian company, though genuine, didn't have the 'typical' profile. Jonathan insightfully identified the correct type of visa (though non obvious to any of the other lawyers I'd talked to), and diligently let me through compiling the appropriate evidence to support my application. He was thorough, available, relentless, and worked with me (through several frustrating setbacks) with a friendly and supportive demeanour generally lacking in legal counsel. I hope this first success is the start of a long and fruitful relationship!
Posted by Davide, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan is a very professional lawyer with outstanding qualities. Not only is professional and can handle all the situations very well, but he has also a very human approach that I consider a surplus in the law world. Same things for his assistants, his team is very kind and always ready to provide all the information you need with the best advice you can receive. Highly recommended.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I recently received my work based green card. When I first met with Jonathan, I was in the United States with my OPT visa but I didn't have a job and a sponsor for H1B visa. He spent more time with me and explained what I should do. Fortunately, I found my current job. The company owners said to me that they would be sponsor for H1B visa and its company lawyer would work on the application preparation. The company lawyer didn't know much about immigration issue, so I asked Jonathan to keep working with me. Jonathan always responded in timely manner whenever the company lawyer or I asked him about H1B visa application. Unfortunately, I was not able to get H1B because the cap reached before my application arrived at the USCIS, so Jonathan tried to find other options for me. Then suddenly, my company decided to be a sponsor for green card. Jonathan and I were very excited. He continued to work for me on my green card application with the company lawyer. I think I might not have receive the green card without Jonathan's great work. He is very knowledgeable and trustworthy.
Posted by Krista, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan represented my husband and myself for my husband's immigration process. Jonathan is an excellent lawyer and was extremely informative and open and gave excellent advice. He kept us informed throughout the process and went out of his way to ensure a successful outcome. I would have no reservations in recommending Jonathan to anyone I know, and plan to continue to utilize his services in the future whenever a need arises.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I have been working with several lawyers for I-751 remove condition of my green card. I found Jonathan from my friend. He told me that Jonathan would be interested in my case. I hired him to work on my case right away. Since I have been waiting for my green card to approve for 2 years, Jonathan took my case with the proactive approach which work out wonderful and received my green card within 6 months. Jonathan worked diligently and kept me inform through out the whole process.
Posted by George, a Immigration client, Flag
There's no question that Jonathan Grode definitely knows his field - he's a true expert - but what impressed me is the extra effort he makes to get to know you and your individual requirements. Jonathan offers a truly personal service and I believe this makes a huge difference. He is genuinely interested and takes the time to get to know you and to understand all the details of your situation.
I have found his knowledge of immigration law, the quality of his advice and the professionalism of his staff to be outstanding. It was a huge reassurance going through the immigration process to know that I could rely on Jonathan's expertise and availability whenever needed. I truly value all the assistance he has given me and I can't recommend him highly enough.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I brought Jonathan into my company to help with my H-1B sponsorship process. He was extremely helpful and informative as he worked to help make my unique case a successful one. He was supportive through the emotional rollercoaster that was the 2013 H-1B lottery, and I would certainly work with him again.
Posted by Adhikari, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan is very approachable, knowledgeable and friendly attroney. He handled my EB2 case perfectly. My wife and I received our green card sooner than we expected. I am very happy that I chose him as my attroney for my green Card process. I strongly recommend him.
Posted by Sam, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan helped my student Zacharie Mathieu-Mahias with his visa to get to the U.S. from France to study drums with me at University of the Arts in Philadelphia. His commitment and knowledge during this long process was stellar. He is a great lawyer and a great guy too.
Posted by David, a Immigration client, Flag
Jonathan worked on a complicated 01 Alien of Extraordinary Ability in the Arts for me, and he took the time to figure out the best possible application. He was thorough and really seemed to know his stuff, as well as doing a good job at letting me what to expect, both good and bad. This was invaluable to me - I felt like I had an exceptionally competent ally in my immigration case, someone who was confident but not cocky, knowledgeable but not presumptuous; and most importantly really took pains to understand my case and where I was coming from.
Last, while thanks to Jonathan my application was approved, I would give him a strong endorsement in any case; he seems dedicated and focused, as well as being really approachable.