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Jan M Pederson

Jan M Pederson

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Immigration: 100%
    35 years, 15 thousand cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Jay I. Solomon

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Jan works very hard for her clients. She is creative, and is able to obtain good results in "impossible" cases.


    Jay Solomon Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Tarik H Sultan

    I endorse this lawyer's work. She is excellent.


    Tarik Sultan Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Maggio + Kattar PC

11 Dupont Circle
Suite 775
Washington, DC, 20036


VAAuthorized to practice law201203/11/2014
DCActive 197507/19/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Edith Lowenstein Award for ExcellenceAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consular CorpsMember2008 - Present
French-American Chamber of CommerceMember1995 - Present
IMMLAW/The National Consortium of Immigration Law FirmsFounding Member1990 - Present
International Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember/Elected National Director1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1975 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1975 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Visa Processing GuideStrategic Lawyering at Consular Posts2008
Visa Processing GuideRepresenting Clients at the American Embassy in Manila2008
Immigration BriefingsConsular Processing of Nonimmigrant VisasN/A
Interpreter ReleasesRepresentation of Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants at American Embassies and ConsulatesN/A
Interpreter ReleasesProcessing Visas for Iranian NationalsN/A
UnknownProper Utilization of the B-1 and H Working VisasN/A
UnknownAdjustment of StatusN/A
UnknownLabor Certification: Procedures and ProblemsN/A
UnknownThe Refugee Act of 1980, An Operational PerspectiveN/A
UnknownRefugee and Asylum ProceduresN/A
AILA Monthly MailingRefugee and Asylum Practice: Avoiding Discretionary DenialsN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Howard University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of WashingtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1970