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Matthew Kriezelman is an Associate at Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC. He regularly practices Immigration law before the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, Federal District Courts and Courts of Appeals.


Matthew has traveled extensively throughout the country to represent immigrants before USCIS, ICE and various Immigration Courts.


He has extensive experience litigating Immigration related issues before the Federal District Court.  Matthew has filed numerous claims under the Administrative Procedures Act to ask that the District Court force the Department of Homeland Security to make a final decision in a case.  Often this has resulted in immediate decisions in cases which had been pending well beyond normal processing times.  Matthew has also filed numerous actions to ask that the District Court review denials of final administrative decisions.


Matthew currently serves as a co-chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Pro Bono clinic through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.  Matthew maintains offices in Chicago and Waukegan.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Polish, Hebrew

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%
    7 years, 65 cases

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Contact info

Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC.

200 W Adams St
Suite 2211
Chicago, IL, 60606

16 N West Street
Waukegan, IL, 60085

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200805/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Distinguished Service AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services2010
Distinguished Service AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Volunteer Legal ServicesCo-chair of AILA Immigration Clinic2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationCo-chair Continuing Legal Education Committee2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Calma v. Holder 663 F.3d 868 (7th Cir. 2011)Circuit Court assumed jurisdiction
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration, LLC (ILW.com)The Removal Book, 2nd Edition2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Maryland, College ParkGovernment and PoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
University of Maryland, College ParkHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2005