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Ed Prudhomme

also known as M. Edwin Prudhomme

About me

Only lawyer in the State of Nevada to be named one of the Best Lawyers in American in Immigration for over ten years. My firms is the only firm in the State to be named by US News as one of the Best Law Firms in America in Immigration in 2014.    I have been designated an AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell for over thirty years.  I am Board Certified, Immigration and Nationality Law (Texas Board of Legal Specialization) for over thirty years.


In the past , for nearly fifty years, I have published numerous many articles, taught so many classes, mentored so many young lawyers, in the areas of immigration and migration law, ethics and federal court practice.  Last year the Clark County Bar Association in its monthly Journal published an article I wrote on immigration.  This past year the Las Vegas Press and the Las Vegas Sunday magazine have published client related artices about my practice.


In past years I served as a Federal Immigration Judge and as an Adjunct Professor in the areas of immigration law. I hold licenses to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court (1965), Firth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals (1985), U.S. Tax Court (1960), Supreme Court of Texas (1959), Federal District Court, Eastern District, Texas (1961), Federal District Court, Southern District, Texas (1976), Federal District Court, Arkansas (1979), State of Arkansas (1979)(Senior Status)


Details of our firm are described in our website: Prudhomme Law Office.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, English

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    56 years

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Ed is committed to doing what is right for the client.


    Jerome Snyder
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Prudhomme brings many years of experience as an immigration attorney and immigration judge. He is dedicated and honest and follows through his clients' cases always putting forth his best legal advice.


    Miriam Rodriguez Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

633 West 4th St., #9
Las Vegas, NV, 89101


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 195910/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified - Immigration and Nationality LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers2015
Best Law FirmsU.S. News2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Decoration of Honor in Gold for Services AwardRepublic of Austria2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalPrudhomme Law1959 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chinese American Society of NevadaBoard of Directors2005 - 2011
Consular Corps CollegeBoard of Governors2005 - 2012
Republic of AustriaHonorary Consul for Nevada2004 - 2014
Japan American of NevadaBoard of Directors2004 - 2011
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Nevada chapter)Past Chairperson2000 - 2001
American Immigration Lawyers Associationcommittee member1985 - 1995
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)Officer1980 - 1985
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Nevada chapter)Former Board of GovernorsN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fano v. O'Neil, 806 F2d 1262 (5th Cir. 1987)Granted relief
Five Star Restaurants, WAC 01-001-53644 INS/OAA (2001)Granted
Hyatt Regency, WAC-02-223-52560 (AAO, Nov. 7, 2007)Granted
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas A&M University, CommercePolitical ScienceMA - Masters1970
St. Marys University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1959