Practicing immigration & nationality law since 1996. Spanish, French, Russian, & Ukrainian spoken.
Mr. McVicker received his Juris Doctor degree in 1993 from William and Mary Law School, in Williamsburg, Virginia. In law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Bar and obtained a distinction in Legal Skills. He received his Bachelors degree in French, with honors, from Vassar College in 1984, and his Masters in French from New York University in 1986. He has lived in Switzerland, France, Great Britain, and Spain, and speaks French and Spanish fluently. He has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995 and has had his own office in Northern Virginia since 1997. He works together with his wife, Yuliya, who is a native of Ukraine and who speaks Russian and Ukrainian.
The firm offers its domestic and international clients a broad range of legal services on immigration-related matters. On behalf of businesses and individuals, we assist foreign nationals in securing permission to enter the United States for employment, education, or investment purposes.
Legal counsel and representation are provided, in order to acquire Permanent Residency through employment and family-based immigrant petitions, obtain employment authorization, short- and long-term visas, political asylum, naturalization, and address other immigration matters, including the rights and obligations of both employers and individuals under the Immigration and Nationality Act and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Our clients include engineers, information technology professionals, scientific researchers, physicians, embassy officials, accountants, architects and economists in professional positions at companies, academic institutions, research facilities, and international organizations in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC, as well as throughout the United States and in other countries.
English, French, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||1993||02/13/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent 4.5 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Best of 2016||Thumbtack||2016|
|Best of 2015||Thumbtack||2015|
|Owner||Law Office of Michael McVicker||1997 - Present|
|Attorney||Cohn and Marks||1996 - 1997|
|Attorney||Robert Lubin, PC||1996 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia||Member||2016 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|New York University||MA - Masters||1986|
|Vassar College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1984|
|Radio Canada (French) Broadcast: Central American Refugee Crisis at U.S. Border||Radio Interview on Radio Canada (French Language) on Central American Refugee Crisis at U.S. Border||2015|
|Immigration Law Forum - Panelist||Immigration Options for Foreign Students||2004|
|Immigration Conference for HR Managers||Employment-Based Immigration||1997|
|French Citizen Marries U.S. Citizen||Approved for Permanent Residency.|
|Award Winning Pianist||Approved for Permanent Residency|
|Award-Winning Ice Dancer||Approved for Permanent Residency|
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