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William Brian Schiller

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

Languages Spoken: Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish, Albanian, Portuguese, Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Immigration: 100%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($180-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Tatiana Kadetskaya

    Excellent lawyer. Very well respected.

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    Tatiana Kadetskaya Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Alla M. Karagodin

    I strongly endorse Bill’s work. Bill has a broad range of expertise in all aspects of immigration law, including employment-based, family-based and asylum cases. Having worked with Bill in both the law firm and academic settings, I can only echo the praise heard universally from his clients, colleagues and students.

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    Alla Karagodin Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Davidson & Schiller LLC

1 North La Salle Street
Chicago, IL, 60602

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198705/14/2015
DCInactive 198907/19/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2014
Illinois Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2013
Illinois Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Illinois Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2012
Illinois Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Illinois Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel EditionLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Illinois Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Pro Bono Leadership AwardMidwest Immigrant and Human Rights Center2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsMember2008 - Present
Immigration ProjectVice President/Board Member2007 - 2011
NAFSA Association of International EducatorsMember2004 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Immigration and Nationality Law CommitteeMember (Past Chair)1987 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2014
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2013
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2011
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2010
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2009
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books) - "Immigration Law Client Strategies"Chapter: Working Effectively with Corporate and Individual Clients in Immigration Law2008
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2008
Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications)Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Kings College, University of LondonN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1991
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
DePaul College of Law Asylum & Immigration Law ClinicImmigration Remedies - DOMA and Beyond2014
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee RightsAsylum2010
Fundamentals of Immigration Law Practice ConferenceEmployment-Based Immigrant Visas (Overview of Preference Categories and Alternatives to Labor Certification)2009
Protecting Non-US Citizens, Their Families and EmployersImmigration Law2007
2007 Annual ConferenceEmployment-Based IVs - Non-Labor Certification Preferences2007