I focus on finding creative solutions to the most difficult of immigration-related problems. I help businesses retain the best talent in the world. I also assist families stay together and reunite from abroad. I am vigorous in defending against removal from the United States.
My goal is to make the immigration process as painless for my clients as possible while providing exceptional, efficient and cost-effective representation.
The Law Offices of Michael Z. Goldman is dedicated to performing legal services with the utmost integrity. As the child of immigrants, I am committed to treating my clients with sensitivity and respect.
I look forward to working with you and/or your company. Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss any immigration-related questions or concerns you may have.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Publico Award||Legal Aid Society||2011|
|Pro Bono Star||American Immigration Lawyers Association||2011|
|Magna Cum Laude||Boston College Law School||2004|
|Phi Beta Kappa||University of Michigan||1999|
|Principal||The Law Offices of Michael Z. Goldman||2011 - Present|
|Associate||Dechert||2004 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York City Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Brown v. Tay-Taylor, 15-cv-5442 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 03, 2015)||Court granted Petition for Habeas Corpus|
|Masih v. Aviles, 2014 WL 2106497 (S.D.N.Y. May 20, 2014)||Court granted Petition for Habeas Corpus|
|Matter of Nunez||Immigration Court terminated removal proceedings|
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|Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law||The Real World Consequences of Mellouli v. Lynch||2015|
|Immigration Law Weekly||Why A Broad State Schedule Of Controlled Substances Matters To The Client In Removal Proceedings||2012|
|New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education||Protecting the Victims of Violence: Relief Under the Immigration Law, with Harlan York, Esq.||2011|
|Defending Federal Criminal Cases: Attacking the Government's Proof||"Disclosure Pursuant to Brady v. Maryland" (Diana D. Parker ed.), with Benjamin Rosenberg, Nathaniel Z. Marmur, and Katherine Stroker||2011|
|Boston College Law Review (45 B.C. L. Rev. 423)||"Sandin v. Connor and Intraprison Confinement: Ten Years of Confusion and Harm in Prisoner Litigation"||2004|
|Boston College Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Michigan||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|