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Established in 1994 Mr. Hanlon's experience spans over 20 years, and covers the entire spectrum of US Immigration & Nationality Law, including nonimmigrant visa petitions, including those for working professionals, Nurses, multi-national managers, treaty-traders, investors, and athletes and entertainers.  The firm's attorneys and professional support staff also have vast experience in all family-based immigration matters, Removal Defense, Naturalization and Citizenship and  PERM Labor Certification applications.

We have successfully represented thousands of individuals, families and companies in all aspects of US immigration law.  Our track record speaks for itself and the list of satisfied clientele continues to grow!


Languages spoken: Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    23 years, 5 thousand cases



Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Janet Jung-Eun Hong

    I endorse this lawyer! He is one of the most experienced immigration attorneys that I know!


    Janet Hong Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Jameel Manji

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


    Jameel Manji Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Hanlon Law Group, A Professional Corporation

225 South Lake Avenue 11th Floor
Pasadena, CA, 91101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHanlon Law Group, P.C.1999 - Present
Partner/Associate AttorneyReeves & Hanlon, P.C.1995 - 1999
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Steven D. Karp1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Investors CommitteeMember1998 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
Immigration SectionMember1995 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaCertified Specialist, Immigration & Nationality Law2002 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Colmenar v. INS, 210 F.3d 967 (9th Cir. 2000)Asylum granted at 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. IJ and BIA reversed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Asian JournalImmigration Edge2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"Should I Stay or Should I Go?"Unlawful Presence1999
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration SectionImmigration Law Amendments1996