Charles F. Hollis, III (“Chuck”) was born in Covington, Kentucky. He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University (B.A. History & Political Science, summa cum laude), the University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D.), and the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law (LL.M. International Law) in Finland. He has also done coursework at the State Pushkin Institute for Russian Language, and Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Mr. Hollis has been practicing law for over 15 years. He is licensed in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.
Mr. Hollis is the founding member of The Hollis Law Firm, LLC. His practice focuses on a variety of fields, including: immigration, international law, trial and appellate practice, personal injury, and insurance law.
Mr. Hollis’ immigration practice covers a variety of matters, ranging from family and employment-related matters to asylum, naturalization and citizenship. He speaks Russian, has a working knowledge of French and German, and is now learning Polish. Mr. Hollis has assisted hundreds of clients from over 100 different countries with their immigration matters. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on various topics in U.S. immigration law.
In 2010, Mr. Hollis was named a Rising Star in the field of Immigration Law in Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine.
Mr. Hollis is also a highly-experienced personal injury attorney, who understands how to successfully negotiate with insurance companies. For the first fifteen years of his career, Mr. Hollis represented insurers such as Allstate in hundreds of personal injury cases. He served as lead counsel in dozens of cases throughout southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky, achieving favorable results in the vast majority of them.
Mr. Hollis is a past President of the Cincinnati USA Sister Cities Association. He serves on the Board of the Cincinnati-Kharkiv Sister City Partnership, and the Advisory Board for Soteni International, an organization performing charitable work in Kenya.
Mr. Hollis is a Russia scholar, having lived, worked and studied in Moscow on multiple occasions. His favorite pastimes include international travel, reading (especially world history and classic literature), tennis, photography and classical music. Mr. Hollis resides in suburban Cincinnati with his wife Angelika, who is a native of Poland, their son Ian and daughter Natalie.
Contact Mr. Hollis at (513) 794-0069, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Languages Spoken: Russian, French, German
Licensed since 1997
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Chuck is friendly, knowledgeable, and well qualified in immigration law. If I am unable to represent a family based immigration client because of a conflict, Chuck's name is high on my list of immigration lawyers that I would refer them to for support.
Christopher Pogue Immigration Attorney
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|IN||Active In Good Standing||1999||05/03/2015|
|KY||Authorized to practice law||1998||06/04/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer in Immigration Law||Ohio Super Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star in Immigration Law||Ohio Super Lawyers||2011|
|Founding Member||The Hollis Law Firm, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Benjamin, Yocum & Heather, LLC||1998 - 2013|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Soteni International||Advisory Board Member||2010 - Present|
|Cincinnati USA Sister Cities Association||President||2008 - 2010|
|Cincinnati-Kharkiv Sister City Partnership||Trustee||2007 - 2013|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Cincinnati Bar Association Report||Counseling the Foreign Client||2010|
|Santa Clara Journal of International Law||Perpetual Mistrial: The Impropriety of Transnational Human Rights Litigation in United States Courts||2003|
|Northern Kentucky Law Review||The Economic Loss Doctrine: Will Contract Law Drown in a Sea of Tort?||2001|
|University of Cincinnati College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Helsinki Faculty of Law||International Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||N/A|
|Northern Kentucky University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Northern Kentucky University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Symposium on International Business and Immigration Law (Budapest, Hungary)||The H-1B Visa: The Hallmark of a Flawed Immigration System||2013|
|Domestic Relations Institute||Dealing with Immigration Issues in Domestic Relations Cases||2013|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Seven Golden Rules for Counseling Foreign Clients||2013|
|Volunteer Lawyers Project||Family-Based Immigration, Asylum and Withholding of Removal||2012|
|University of Cincinnati College of Law||U.S. Immigration Law: An Introduction||2012|
|Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention||Seven Golden Rules for Counseling Foreign Clients||2012|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Immigration Consequences of Relationship Creation||2012|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Starting an Immigration Law Practice||2012|
|Butler County Bar Association||Immigration Consequences of Relationship Creation||2012|
|Ohio State Bar Association||U.S. Immigration Law: An Introduction||2011|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||U.S. Immigration Law: An Introduction||2010|
|Business Law Symposium (Salzburg, Austria)||Employment-Based Immigration in the United States: An Overview||2007|
|Allied Construction Industries||What Every Employer Should Know About Hiring Foreign Workers||2007|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Transnational Human Rights Litigation in United States Courts||2003|
|European Law Students Association (Helsinki, Finland)||Transnational Human Rights Litigation in United States Courts||2002|
|Lorman Business Center||Features of Five Types of Business Entities||1999|
|Business Institute||Considerations When Drafting the Employment Manual||1999|
|Allied Construction Industries||Features of Five Types of Business Entities||1999|