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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 90%
    6 years
  2. Military Law: 10%
    6 years



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  • Brian M Maul

    Brian Schmitt is an excellent immigration/military law attorney. Whenever I have an immigration-related question or issue in a litigation case of mine, the first person I call to get an answer is Brian. His extensive knowledge and expertise in his field, coupled with his ability to express such knowledge in easy-to-understand language, makes him a superb choice for anyone looking for a highly-skilled immigration/military law lawyer.


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  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


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Contact info

Hake & Schmitt

P.O. Box 540 (419 Main St.)
New Windsor, MD, 21776


MIActive And In Good Standing200905/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Editorial BoardBender's Immigration Bulletin a LexisNexis Publication2015 - Present
PartnerHake & Schmitt2012 - Present
Associate LawyerBruce A. Hake, P.C.2010 - Present
Judge AdvocateU.S. Army JAG Corps2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Medical Graduate TaskforceMember2012 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of X-, May 12, 2014 USCIS Administrative Appeals OfficeAppeal Sustained-Victory
Fabry v. Kerry 14-cv-01261-JCH (D. Conn. Sept. 2, 2014)Victory
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Ohio State UniversityBiologyB.S.2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate Phyisician Immigration For ExpertsPhysician Immigration for Experts-Session 1, with Debra A. Schneider and Elahe Najfabadi2015
AILA Washington D.C. Chapter WebinarJ-1 Waiver Options and Beyond, with Jennifer Minear2015
AILA Philadelphia Chapter ConferenceJ Waivers and Beyond, with Jennifer Minear and Eleanor Fitzpatrick2015
Physician Immigration Law Institute, Advanced Issues for J-1 Physician Employers and Practitioners, November 13-14, 2014Conrad 30 & Beyond: J-1 Waiver Options, with Ken Hoogstra, Jan Pederson, and Barry Walker2014
Physician Immigration for ExpertsPhysician Hardship and Persecution Waivers and Green Cards, November 6, 2014, with Jan Pederson, Robert Aronson, Jennifer Minear, and Kristen Harris2014
AILA Washington, D.C. Chapter Conference, October 22, 2014.DIPLOMACY: Tactics and strategies for representing A, G, and J visa holders, with Maria Glinsmann, Amy Novick, and Denyse Sabagh2014
Should I Stay Or Should I Go? An Overview of the New Provisional Form I-601A Waiver and the Traditional Form I-601 WaiverIntroduction to Provisional & Traditional Waivers, with Laura Kelsey Rhodes and Jonelle Ocloo, May 10, 20132013
International Medical Graduate Taskforce bi-weekly callJudicial Review of J-1 Waiver Denials, with Devin Theriot-Orr, November 9, 20122012
American Immigration Lawyers Association-Federal Court Litigation Section, November 19, 2012INA 212(e) Waiver Litigation, with Devin Theriot-Orr2012