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Being an immigrant myself and having gone through the system, I know how complicated the process can be and my goal at Hannaford Immigration is to try and make that process easier for you in anyway I can.


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Contact info

Hannaford Immigration Law

265 Franklin St., Ste. 1702
Boston, MA, 02110

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 80%
  2. Asylum: 20%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Hannaford. Truly exceptional and caring immigration attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems in his area to contact him first.


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  • Meryl Elise Chambers

    I endorse attorney Paul Hannaford. Hard working, skilled, and dedicated to his clients. A respected member within the legal community.


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NYCurrently registered 201107/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Immigration Lawyers in BostonExpertise2016
Top Contributor AwardAVVO2015
Top 3 Immigration Lawyers in Boston, MAThree Best Rated2015
Sustained Excellence in Immigration Law - MassachusettsThe Corporate America: Legal Elite 20152015
Best Immigration Law Firm - MassachusettsCorporate America 2015 M&A Awards2015
Annual Conference ScholorshipAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association - New England2014
Top Contributor AwardAvvo2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyHannaford Immigration Law2013 - Present
Law ClerkWynn Law Group2011 - 2012
Managing PartnerFoster & Hannaford, LLP2011 - 2013
Brokerage SpecialistMerrill Lynch & Co.2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New England chapter)N/A2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Green CardApproved
B visa extensionApproved
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Publication nameTitleDate
Hannaford Immigration's BlogBlogN/A
hannafordimmigration.comImmigration UpdatesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Aila NE ConferenceN/ACLE2016
AILA NE ConferenceN/ACLE2015
AILA Annual ConferenceImmigrationCLE2014
AILA New England ConferenceImmigrationCLE2014
AILA New EnglandImmigrationCLE2013
AILA New England ConferenceImmigrationCLE2012
Independent Colleges - IrelandNY Bar prep courseN/A2010
University of Northumbria - EnglandN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association NE Annual ConferenceMaterials Manager2016
Citizenship ClassPreparing for Naturalization2013
ABA Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC)Moot Judge2012