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Posted by Molly Lu, a Immigration client, Flag
A few years ago, I filed a petition for my dad to immigrate to the US. I was excited about the family union, but then I found out my child sister could not come together. I would have to file a separate petition for her, which usually takes over 10 years to approve. Thanks god I found Cipolla Law Group! Mr. Gerald Cipolla (Jerry) patiently listened to my case, asked a few key questions, and immediately found out that my little sister was eligible for an alternative immigration visa. At the end it only took her one year to be granted an immigration visa.
Unlike most laywers, Jerry cares more about problem solving rather than clock counting. He was very supportive and handled my case smoothly. He impressed me not only with his professional knowledge, but also with the art of communication as an efficient and effecitive attorney.
There is no one I would use or recommend rather than Cipolla Law Group for immigration legal assistance. Without Jerry's help, my family would have still been apart. Honestly he is the best attorney I've ever seen.
Posted by John Smith, a Immigration client, Flag
At the end of the consultation, I did not receive my answers but I was short the honorary. After repeat inquiries, the answers did not bring material details and my questions remained without answer. What am I supposed to do know? Well, I contacted another immigration lawyer. I did not want to put Mr. Cipolla into a difficult situation and appear confrontational by asking again the same question. Maybe it's just me or it is bad luck. It hurts my wallet, but mostly brings additional evidence to the statement “why would I care more than to bring the funds in”.
Posted by Henry, a Immigration client, Flag
Being a military service member and spending most of my time out of country, I needed a lawyer I could rely on. I have been working with Gerald Cipolla for four running and I can honestly say that he is the best. His in-depth knowledge of immigration law helped me to obtain resident statuses for my mother and my spouse in the shortest time possible. His trustworthiness and level of professionalism assured me that even when I was on deployment, I had little to worry about because he always works a case on time and there are no flaws. Being a military service member there are numerous resources to getting legal aid, but the Cipolla Law Group will always be my first choice. Gerald Cipolla has not only been a great lawyer to me, but also a good friend. I would recommend Mr. Cipolla to anyone in need of an excellent attorney.
Posted by Daniel, a Immigration client, Flag
Ability to listen and solve your immigration issue is one of his strong qualities, as for getting well informed its marvelous work he does both through prompt emails and calls. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to get their immigration status change. After working with him, am sure you would want to introduce any friends who have any immigration issues to him.
Posted by Damir, a Immigration client, Flag
I was applying for a green card through marriage and the entire process went through very smoothly. The job was done accurately and punctually. I've successfully recieved my green card and had no problems during the application process. The pricing was very reasonable.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Mr. Cipolla helped me to apply the removal of the conditional basis of my permanent resident status. He was extremely helpful in instructing me preparing key materials to show the reason of the removal. The result of his service is the unexpected smoothness to successfully get the long term green card. And also I think his fee is quite fair.
Posted by Rodrigues, a Immigration client, Flag
I was in Chicago earlier this year scouting for my company a lawyer online and offline who is reliable, knowledgeable, unbiased, the Lawyer with sound advice, answers to my questions and who can provide an honest direction on the way to go forward with my case. My company is not based in Chicago or in Illinois. After talking to many lawyers and leaving messages on their answering machines, emails and meeting with three Lawyers including Gerald Cipolla, I knew Gerald was the right lawyer with all the qualities mentioned above. He has the recourses and sufficient experience to provide you with the answers about your case as well as provide you with lots of information. His Website also proved to be helpful.
Although it is not a requirement but it’s good that anyone searching for a lawyer do some investigation and homework about the case and the lawyer as I did, and after all that, Gerald Cipolla stood out from the rest. Even with his busy schedule, he is prompt and kept in contact with me and provided me prompt updates about my case. He worked efficiently with my firm and handled the case with us with dedication and ease thereby reducing a lot of the stress and issues that always accompanies with cases such as mine and most of all was able to successfully handle my case for which I’m very thankful to him and his team.
He is also supported by his hardworking, prompt and knowledgeable staff most notably Katherine, the paralegal at the firm.
I strongly recommend Gerald Cipolla
Posted by gabriel, a Immigration client, Flag
Gerald helped with my H1B visa renewal and was very professional and courteous. He was very knowledgeable and everything was taken care of in a timely manner and the whole process went very smoothly. His fees were very reasonable and I would certainly go back to him next time I need an immigration lawyer.
Posted by Beth, a Immigration client, Flag
Gerald Cipolla was an excellent laywer and did a wonderful job with our K-1 Visa Case. My fiance' is from Ireland and I am American. The paperwork necessary for the K-1 visa is lengthy and can be confusing and overwhelming. Mr. Cipolla was very thorough and timely. He made the process easier on us. He was explained each step and made sure we had all the evidence we needed. He was always available to answer questions or concerns and spent time preparing my fiance' for his interview. He did all of our paperwork necessary and when it came time for the interview, Mr. Cipolla had everything in order and complete so all my finace' had to do was bring the entire package prepared by Gerald to the interview. I would definitely recommend him.
Posted by Xuefang, a Immigration client, Flag
It is 1st time my company sponsored staff for working visa, we all have no experience with that. Jerry was very patient to explain. He also directly contacted my boss to get confidential information. He was very professional to communicate with my boss.
He got things done as promised with an extremely reasonable price.
He is the best Immigration lawyer you could chose to represent you, highly recommended.
Posted by Mike Weglarz, a Immigration client, Flag
marriage green card for my wife. jerry helped us through the entire process step by step. it went smoothly and we couldnt be happier with the results. great service and good website (they have a software platform for all of the application files). we were always able to stop by without a problem.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I am writing to endorse in no uncertain terms the legal counsel of Cipolla Law Group. I am Canadian, been in the US for a few years as a graduate student on an F1, CPT, OPT, and now a permanent resident. Gerald Cipolla (Jerry) guided me through the green card process (through marriage) from A to Z.
I found Jerry by doing a google search and coming across Cipolla Law Group … My husband and I spoke to several attorneys and between Jerry's impressive resume and affordable flat-rate fee, we decided to take the chance and work with an attorney that we knew little about. BOY was that the right decision!
Jerry’s conscientiousness, thoroughness, and accessibility/availability are of particular note . He replied to my emails within moments of receiving them and clearly took the time to answer each and every question with incredible patience. Jerry scheduled meetings around my schedule and went above and beyond to provide convenience. Jerry’s organizational skills and keenness for detail were particularly impressive…. So much so that the Immigration officer at our interview commented on the organization and comprehensiveness of our application (I kid you not!) Jerry is incredibly knowledgeable about the law and takes extra measures to consult with colleagues if ever there is a point that requires further clarity.
Jerry is nice, calm, and straightforward. (I appreciated his calm energy, especially since this is an inherently anxiety-provoking process!) Our entire process of applying and receiving the green card was smooth, because we were in good hands! I would be happy to speak further with anyone who is considering using Cipolla Law Group. Kindly ask Jerry for a reference and he has my name on file.
Posted by Wei, a Immigration client, Flag
I’m so happy and honored to be the first client to review Jerry. Where do I start…I first came to the US on a F1 student visa. After I completed my master degree in Music, I found a job in a music school to teach Piano in CA, so I needed a visa to work and stay. I found Jerry via a friend’s recommendation so I contacted him right away. Jerry is a very good immigration lawyer; he advised me over the phone and answered a lot of my concerns. So I ended up hiring him to file for my h1b. However, due to the lottery last year, I had no luck. Then Jerry came up with another kind of visa for me and he did get that approved so I could continue to stay and work legally in CA. It was a very creative solution to a difficult situation.
As a foreigner from China, I found that having a skilled and reliable lawyer is very important. Jerry is a very professional, creative and skilled immigration lawyer. He is very creative and always gives me the most practical advises and solutions to my legal questions. He is also easy to get hold of and always gets back to me either by phone or emails. Also his Cantonese speaking staff helped me a lot too.
In conclusion, I am very happy with Jerry’s legal services. From my h1b to Q visa to now a green card, Jerry has been playing a very key role in this path. Now I’m getting married to my boyfriend who’s a US citizen, without a doubt, I will need his service again. Given my personal experience with Cipolla Law Group, I highly recommend Gerald Cipolla to anyone who needs his professional legal services which is every penny’s worth.
California / Guangzhou, China