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Matthew C. Thomas

Matthew C. Thomas

also known as Matthew Charles Ursel Thomas

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Immigration: 90%
    9 years, 1.8 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%



Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Vianey Kristina Hurtado

    Matt is an outstanding attorney in the legal community. He is extremely knowledgeable in immigration law, which is reflected in his cases. He handles each case with a high level of professionalism and competency. Matt is truly a zealous advocate for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Vianey Hurtado Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Larry Sandigo

    Matt's level of knowledge and expertise in immigration law is reflected in every case. When other attorneys have given up, Matt has been able to find a solution. He ensures that every client receives top notch representation. I endorse this lawyer.


    Larry Sandigo Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Thomas Law Firm, PLC

3830 N. 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ, 85015


AZActive 200703/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Immigration Lawyer (El Mejor Abogado de Inmigracion)Tv y Mas Magazine2013
Best Immigration Lawyer (El Mejor Abogado de Inmigracion)TV y Mas magazine2012
Best Immigration Law Office (El Mejor Abogado de Inmigracion)TV y Mas magazine2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AttorneyThomas Law Firm, PLC2012 - Present
Law PartnerThomas & Jefferies, PLLC2007 - 2012

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Arizona chapter)Arizona AILA Chapter Nominations Committee2014 - Present
Phoenix Pride Board of DirectorsDirector and Community Grants Chair2011 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Immigration Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Arizona chapter)N/A2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Reason to BelieveResidency Granted
I-601a WaiverResidency Granted

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Publication NameTitleDate
Arizona RepublicHow would immigration scenarios play out in real life?2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawN/AJuris Doctorate2006
Arizona State UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLE for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Arizona chapter)I-601 Waivers and Consular Processing2014
Capitolbeat the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors, annual conferencePanel on SB1070, Arizona's Controversial Immigration Law2010
35th Annual North American Victim Assistance ConferenceImmigrant Victims of Crime: Obstacles and Options2009