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Eric H Singer

About me

I am dedicated to helping individuals from all over the world in a variety of immigration law contexts, including family-based reunification, asylum, deportation defense, citizenship acquistion, and visas for victims of crimes.  I pride myself on detail-oriented analysis and advocacy and on representing clients honestly and with great sensitivity.  

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English, Portuguese, French

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 95%
    19 years, 2.1 thousand cases
  2. Family: 5%
    16 years, 150 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • C. Sei-Hee Arii

    I have had the pleasure of working with Eric on several criminal matters with possible immigration consequences. He is not only thorough and diligent, he is compassionate. When you or someone you know is facing immigration consequences, you will be fortunate to have Eric on your side. I highly endorse Eric!

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    C. Sei-Hee Arii DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kristin L Henrikson

    I fully endorse Eric Singer as an appellate attorney for either Maryland or DC. His research and writing skills are top notch. And he's a dedicated and cost effective advocate. I also do appellate work and am fortunate to have him as a sounding board when I need it.

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    Kristin Henrikson Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Singer Immigration Law

4915 Saint Elmo Ave
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD, 20814-6077

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200107/05/2016
MDActive199709/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Servce Award for Outstanding Appellate AdvocacyyU.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops2008
Outstanding Pro Bono Service AwardMontgomery County Bar Foundation2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Edery v. Edery, 73 A.3d 1229 (Md. Spec. App. 2013)N/A
Heit v. Stansbury, 81 A.3d 639 (Md. Spec. App. 2013)N/A
Edery v. Edery, 996 A.2d 961 (Md. Spec. App. 2010)N/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Bender's Immigration BulletinWarning: This Article May Better Inform You About Strickland's Prejudice Prong in Post-Conviction Relief Cases After Padilla v. Kentucky2013
Bender's Immigration BulletinThe Muddle of Determining Moral Turpitude after Silva-Trevino2012
MSBA Family Law NewsletterUnconscionably Disparate Indefinite Alimony Awards: Challenge the Standard of Review2011
Maryland Bar JournalVacating Affidavit Judgments Under Rule 3-306(d): The Notice is Wrong2011
Maryland Bar JournalIranian Dress Designer Denied Asylum: Hard Lessons on Motions to Reopen2011
For the DefenseDoes Materiality Still Matter? Literally False Advertising under the Lanham Act, For the Defense2003
Administrative Law and Regulatory NewsRe-reading Smiley v. Citibank: What Constitutes “Official Agency Position”?2001
29 Sw. U.L. ReviInadmissibility and Unlawful Reentry After Deportation – Still Confused After All These Years2000
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Columbia UniversityPolitics and International PoliticsM. Phil1989
Yale Law SchoolInternational RelationsMA - Masters1985
Columbia University School of LawLatin American StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MSBA Immigration Law Section WebinarReivew and Analysis of Due Procedual Due Process Claims2010
AILA (DC Chapter) Fall 2010 ConferenceMotions to Reopen2010