Melissa Jane Chavin

Melissa Jane Chavin

Immigration Attorney
Northbrook, IL




No Misconduct


Russian , English , German

About Me

Based in London, UK, 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 served companies in Moscow and around the world for many years at the international firms...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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great service at reasonable cost

Posted by: a Immigration client almost 6 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 over 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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Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko

Chicago, IL

Almost 2 years 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

Almost 3 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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1999 License Status: Active for the state of Connecticut.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/11/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1998 – 1999

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld


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1994 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University Of Connecticut


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1991 Silberberg Scholarship

University of Connecticut School of Law


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2014- present Chair, Ethics & UPL Committee

American Immigration Lawyers Association (Rome District Chapter)

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

2014 Global Migration & Legal Ethics

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

2014 Fishing for Clients with Social Media without Sinking Your Boat

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Engagement Letter: General Contract Clauses

at Engagement Letter Writing Workshop

2014 Ethics - When Can [a Lawyer] Go Too Far?

at American Immigration Lawyers Association Rome District Chapter Prague Fall Conference

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