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About me

I am the founding partner of the law firm of Szyjka & D'Eramo located in South Boston, Massachusetts.  Szyjka & D'Eramo is a three attorney boutique firm founded in 2011. I represent clients in immigration matters, including business immigraiton, family-based immigration and investment visas.  I also represent injured victims of auto accident cases and I have recovered numerous settlements in the $100,000 to $250,000 range. In addition to the above two areas, I also assist landlords in eviciton and lease-drafting matters. 


 


 


 

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Languages spoken: Polish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 40%
    11 years, 350 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    10 years, 100 cases
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    10 years, 75 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Joshua H. Krefetz

    Peter is a strong and incisive lawyer and a friendly colleague. We actually ended up on opposite sides of a housing matter, so I can say from personal experience he is a very tough and smart negotiator. I recommend him as a litigator.

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    Joshua Krefetz Landlord-tenant Attorney
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    I trust Attorney Szjka with my client referrals, which is a high compliment. I have heard consistent quality feedback about his conduct and legal expertise.

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    Matthew Callis Family Attorney
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Contact info

Szyjka & D'Eramo, Attorneys at Law

10 Andrew Square
Suite 101
South Boston, MA, 02127

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200306/26/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Boston's Best Immigration & Nationality LawProactive Resources2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/PartnerSzyjka & D'Eramo, Attorneys at Law2005 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (New England chapter)Member2005 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationSteering Committee, Immigration Law Section2010 - 2013
Boston Bar AssociationSteering Committee, Solo and Small Firm Section2010 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rita W. Settlementsettled for policy limits $100,000
Cancellation of removal of mentally ill adultImmigration judge granted cancellation of removal
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration Law PresentationStudent Immigration2013
Immigration LawImmigration Law2006