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I became an immigration attorney because it is interesting and rewarding to work closely with people from all over the world and to help them to build their lives in the United States, whether they desire to reunite with their families, to find work, or to find refuge.

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Languages spoken: Italian

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Shannon Martine LaGuerre-Maingrette

    Nicole is an experienced attorney with a great reputation. She is well versed in immigration law and is an absolute pleasure to work with. I have been impressed with her passion for zealously representing her clients.

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    Shannon LaGuerre-Maingrette Immigration Attorney
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  • Nataliya I. Gavlin

    I endorse this lawyer. Nicole is an experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorney.

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Contact info

Spar & Bernstein, PC

225 Broadway
5th Fl
New York, NY, 10007

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200803/07/2016
NJActive200706/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top AttorneyWho's Who Legal2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneySpar & Bernstein, PC2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyBibicheff & Associates, P.C.2009 - 2014
Attorney AdvisorEOIR - Immigration Court (NY)2007 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American immigration lawyers associationMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Immigration & Nationality Committee - NYC BarLiaison to NYSBA Special Committee on Immigration2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
FALISKIE et al v. HOLDER et alWife was granted a green card, and the step-daughter was issued an Immigrant Visa to join her parents in the United States as a Lawful Permanent Resident.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
State University of New York, Binghamton1) Politics, Philosophy & Law; 2) Italian Language & LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Social Awareness DayImmigration2015
Brown Bag LunchImmigration Careers2014
Immigration Remedies Available Now: Are You Prepared?Waivers to allow for consular processing overseas2013
Pre-law eventImmigration Law2012
The LGBT Center Immigration MonthStrategies for Winning Asylum by Overcoming Stereotypes in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Based Claims2011