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Stephen D. Berman

Stephen D. Berman

Practice areas:

Immigration, Divorce & Separation

About Me

Stephen Berman practices in his firm's Chicago and Milwaukee offices where he concentrates his work in the area of immigration and nationality law and handles all aspects of immigration law including employment and family based, temporary visa processing, investment and trade visas, applications for permanent residence and naturalization, humanitarian applications, removal defense, and both immigration court and federal court litigation, criminal aliens and appeals.  He assists corporate clients in maintaining compliance with U.S. immigration laws and he works with foreign investors, entrepreneurs and executives to facilitate entry to the U.S. Stephen also works with individuals and families to secure legal status and U.S. citizenship.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Immigration: 95%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 2%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

40 total 

  • Miguel A. Nieves

    I endorse Mr. Berman. His contributions are great and provide a library of experience for other practitioners. His answers reflect a strong knowledge of both law and procedure.


    Miguel Nieves Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean Cleary

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community.


    Sean Cleary Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Immigration Attorneys, LLP

203 N LaSalle
Ste 1550
Chicago, IL, 60601

8989 N Port Washington RD
Ste 201
Milwaukee, WI, 53217




WIGood Standing200603/27/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199108/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerAzulaySeiden Law Group2006 - 2011
OwnerLaw Offices of Stephen Berman,Ltd.1997 - 2006
Staff AttorneyAzulay and Azulay1991 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
AILA Wisconsin ChapterChapter Chair2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Chicago chapter)EOIR Liaison2014 - Present
AILA ChicagoAsylum Office Liaison2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers Association chapter (Wisconsin), Department of Motor VehiclesLiason2007 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers Association chapter (Chicago), Department of Motor Vehicles CommitteeChair2006 - 2007
American Immigration Lawyers Association chapter (Chicago), Social Security Administration CommitteeChair2005 - 2006
HIAS ChicagoBoard Member1998 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington LawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Colgate University HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CrimmigrationCriminal Law and Immigration2015
Removal for ExpertsRemoval Defense2014
Immigration Enforcement in the WorkplaceWorkplace Enforcement2014
Litigation RoundtableAffidavits of Support, Enforcement2012
Immigration Law FundamentalsFundamentals of Immigration Law2011
Advanced Immigration Law UpdateAdvanced Immigration Law Update2011