Skip to main content

About me

Attorney Malachovsky - 14 Years of Legal Experience!



Shachar Shawn Malachovsky is an attorney licensed in the State of New York with over 14 years of legal experience. He is the founder and principal attorney of Malachovsky Law Offices P.C. Shawn earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from the City University of New York School of Law. Shawn is admitted to practice law by the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in and for the Second Judicial Department since 2002. 

Mr. Malachovsky also works at New York City Council Member Rose's office as a contracted community consultations attorney once a week.  Shawn has also mediated cases for the Civil Courts of the City of New York in Queens and is a member of the American Immigrations Lawyers Association (AILA) and a member of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN). 


Mr. Malachovsky came to the United States with his family when he was child and has gone through the immigration and naturalization process himself. That is why he knows the importance of good legal immigration representation. Mr. Malachovsky is also fluent in the Hebrew language.



Malachovsky Law Offices P.C. is an immigration law firm based in New York. We represent clients for family based immigration cases (green cards), adjustment interviews, stokes interviews, removal of conditional status, waivers, visas, extensions and U.S. citizenship (naturalization) applications. We provide immigration legal services nationwide and world-wide through consular processing.


For our New York clients we also provide representation in business deals including all types of agreements and contracts, buying or selling a business, forming a corporation, LLC or partnership, real estate leases, legal name changes and customized Will sets.



Choosing the right lawyer could be one of the most significant decisions you make. That is why we are committed to having lasting relationships with our clientele, based on trust and effective legal services. Responsibilities to our clients and the law are our highest priority and we pledge quality work consistent with professional standards of confidentiality, competence, diligence, promptness and integrity.


Languages spoken: Hebrew

Photos and videos

980340 1356373502

980340 1356373307

980340 1356373249

980340 1356373197

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 80%
    15 years
  2. General Practice: 20%
    15 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

69 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dmitriy Shakhnevich

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dmitriy Shakhnevich Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

Malachovsky Law Offices P.C.

30 Wall St. 8th FL
New York, NY, 10005


NYCurrently registered 200207/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Leader HonoreeUJA-Federation2015
Certificate of Merit for Dedication and Support to the CommunityNY State Assembly2015
Clients Choice AwardAvvo2014
New York Metro Rising Star AttorneySuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the CommunityU.S. Congressional Recognition2013
Honoree for Service to the CommunityCIC of Staten Island NY2013
Top ContributorAvvo2013
New York Metro Rising Star AttorneySuper Lawyers2013
Legal MediatorCUNY School of Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNew York City Council Member Rose & CLRN2014 - Present
Principal AttorneyMalachovsky Law Offices P.C.2004 - Present
Of CounselLaw office of Nicholas Scunziano2003 - 2004
Legal MediatorMain Street Legal Services Inc.2000 - 2001
Legal MediatorQueens County Civil Court2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Council of Jewish Organization of Staten IslandVice-President2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
CIC of Staten IslandBoard Member2009 - Present
Community Legal Resource NetworkMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marriage Base Green CardGreen Card Approval for Marriage based case
Naturalization - US CitizenshipClient was Sworn in as Naturalized U.S. Citizen
Remove Conditional Status On Permanent ResidenceClient received the 10 year green card.
See all legal cases 
Publication nameTitleDate
www.statusimmigration.comRepeal of DOMA - Green Card based on Same Sex Marriage2014
www.statusimmigration.comWhat happens at the green card interview and how to prepare2011
www.statusimmigration.comWhat happens at the Stokes interview2011
www.statusimmgration.comHow to get a green card through marriage2011
www.statusimmigration.comRemove Conditions on the 2 year green card2011
www.statusimmigration.comHow to remove conditional status after divorce - the good faith waiver2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
City University of New York School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
State University of New York at BuffaloPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CIC 10 Year Anniversary DinnerHoneree for Outstanding Service to the Community2013
Ask the lawyerImmigration2012