Melissa Jane Chavin

Melissa Jane Chavin

Immigration Attorney

Northbrook, IL

AVVO

RATING

10.0

Email

No Misconduct

Languages

Russian

About Me

Based in Munich, Germany and a member of the Munich Bar Association, Chavin Immigration Law Office helps businesses bring employees to the US and individuals to get the US visa help that they need. Melissa Chavin is the sole practitioner at Chavin Immigration Law Office, and she maintains an office address in the US. She is fluent in Russian and servedcompanies in Moscow and around the world for...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check

Fees

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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great service at reasonable cost

Posted by: a Immigration client over 5 years ago.

the title said it all: I strongly recommend her to any business that has immigration issues. She did two assignments: in one my company needed to...

Great Immigration advice

Posted by: a Immigration client almost 7 years ago.

Recommend Melissa! Knowledgeable and trustworthy, she will make time to listen to you and will come up with great solutions tailored to your...
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Endorsements

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Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko

Chicago, IL

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Attorney Melissa Jane Chavin is one of the best speakers on current legal immigration updates. She is refined and knowlegeable practitioner with a...
Mary Carmen Remigio Madrid-Crost
Mary Madrid-Crost

Chicago, IL

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Melissa Chavin has organized wonderful ethics CLEs for immigration lawyers. Her efforts have been very valuable to the...
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Résumé

License

1999 License Status: Active for the state of Connecticut.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/07/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1996 – 1998

Clifford Chance

Education

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1994 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University Of Connecticut

Awards

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1991 Silberberg Scholarship

University of Connecticut School of Law

Associations

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2007- 2012 Chair, Ethics & Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee

American Immigration Lawyers Association (Chicago chapter)


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Portfolio

Publications

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2012 Ethics: A Practice Advisory

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

2011 'Ambulance Chasing' on Twitter

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Immigration Practice News

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Use of Social Media for Attorney Advertising

at Fishing for Clients in Social Media without Sinking Your Boat

2014 Engagement Letter: General Contract Clauses

at Engagement Letter Writing Workshop

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