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Mark Alan Ivener

Mark Alan Ivener

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

Mark Ivener with immediate past president George W. Bush at Corporate Counsel Summit meeting with corporate counsel of major corporations.

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Languages Spoken: Mandarin, Farsi, French, Japanese, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1968

  1. Immigration: 100%
    40 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Ruben Martinez Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Ruben Martinez Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Margaret D. Stock

    Mark Ivener is one of the nation's top business lawyers, and has a particular expertise in EB-5 matters. He is thoughtful and careful in his approach to cases, and I have always appreciated his professionalism.

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    Margaret Stock Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

11601 Wilshire Blvd #2280
Los Angeles, CA, 90025

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive196805/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Immigration (Band 1)Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Immigration2010
Immigration: Business (Band 2)Chambers & Partners Global2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerIvener & Fullmer2002 - Present
PartnerIvener & Holt1999 - 2002
Managing PartnerMark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation1975 - 1999
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Ivener & Brutoco1973 - 1975
In-house CounselFirst Charter Financial Corporation1972 - 1973
Deputy Attorney GeneralCalifornia Attorney General's Office1968 - 1972

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL)Founding MemberN/A
National Consortium of Immigration Law Firms (IMMLAW)Founding MemberN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Young French National’s Investment from InheritanceI-526 (initial visa petition) filed and approved in about 6 months. Investor successfully adjusted status from F-1 to Conditional Green Card without interview.
Japanese Business Executive Invests Compensation and Stock Options in U.S. WarehouseI-526 filed and approved in 1.5 months. Subsequently, the Investor and his family members (wife and children) were interviewed in Tokyo, Japan and received 2-year Conditional Green Card. The Removal of Conditions has been approved.
British National Invests $525,000 in Six-Story Industrial BuildingI-526 approved and Investor and his family were interviewed at the U.S. Consulate in London and granted the immigrant visas.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/ALaw1967
Univ of IllinoisPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1964

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The EB-5 Summit for Attorneys and DevelopersEthics - How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest and Professional Liability Insurance Considerations2012
U.S. Investment Visas and Green Cards for Foreign Nationals: SESSION 1: Visa options for individual investorsDue Diligence for Regional Center EB-5 Green Card cases2011
National Regional Economic Development Center Chinese Business SummitEB-5 Regional Center Investments2010
Los Angeles County Bar Association, EB-5 SeminarEB-5 Investor Green Cards2010
The 2nd Annual STEP Pacific Rim ConferenceInteractive Multi-Jurisdictional Planning for Immigration and Expatriation Visas and EB-52009
Thai Appraisal Foundation, Monthly Forum, Bangkok, ThailandCommercial Real Estate Purchases in the United States & the EB-5 Green Card2009
Investment SeminarEB-5 Regional Center Investments2009
ILW.com EB-5 SeminarInvestors for Experts2009
American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual ConferenceImmigration Law Practice Success – EB-5 Marketing2009
American Immigration Lawyers Association 2009 Midyear Conference in ArubaGrowing Your Practice in a Time of Chaos: EB-5 Marketing Options2009
ILW.com SeminarEB-5 Immigrant Investors: Here and Now2008
Florida EB-5 Foreign Investor SeminarForeign Nationals Who Should Consider EB-5 Regional Centers” and “Due Diligence Compliance and EB-5 Legal Issues2008
ILW.com Seminar Olando, FloridaInvestor Visas Workshop EB-52007
ILW.com Seminar New York, New YorkInvestor Visas Workshop EB-52007
ILW.com SeminarImmigration For Investors: NIVs and IVs EB-52006