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Born in Chicago, Illinois, and admitted to the Illinois Bar (1983); Admitted U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1995). University of Michigan (B.A. 1978); University of Illinois College of Law (J.D. 1982).


Chapter Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Chapter (2000-2001); Executive Committee of the Chicago Chapter (1997-2001). Past Chicago Bar Association, Chair of the Immigration Law Committee (1996-1997). Chair of District Director Liaison, Asylum and Student Liaison/Community Outreach Committees of the Chicago Chapter of AILA & AILA Litigation Roundtable (2008-2011).   


Spoken and organized numerous conferences on immigration law at both the national and local level.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Russian, Albanian, Italian, Arabic

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



Hourly ($150-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Tatiana Kadetskaya

    Excellent lawyer. Very well respected.


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  • Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

    I have known Attorney Mark Davidson for a long time and I am familiar with his comprehensive and detailed approach to each immigration matter. His expertise in the U.S. Immigration law is unquestionable and matches his proven efficiency and constant diligence in representing clients' interests. Attorney Alexander Ivakhnenko


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Contact info

Davidson & Schiller LLC

1 North La Salle Street
Chicago, IL, 60602


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198205/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
NomineeWho's Who Legal2016
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDavidson & Schiller, LLC1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Boutique Law FirmsMember2008 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChapter Chair (2000-2001)1983 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Chicago AILA Fall ConferenceSpecial Handling & Schedule A NonPerm Immigrant Processes2012
AILA Midwest Regional ConferenceDifficult Hearings2012
AILA Midwest Regional ConferenceMarriage Fraud & I-751 Cases2011