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David Michael Kramer

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Since 1979, the Law Offices of David M. Kramer has developed a specialized practice dedicated to the area of immigration, nationality and consular law. The firm has over three decades of experience with employment-based immigration and temporary work visas, as well as family-based immigration.

Mr. Kramer was among one of the first lawyers to be approved by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law. He is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Immigration Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Since 1995, Martindale-Hubbell, one of the foremost sources of information about members of the legal community, has awarded Mr. Kramer an AV rating. The AV rating is Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating, reflecting the highest standards in legal expertise and professional ethics and conduct.

In addition, David M. Kramer is listed in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. The Bar Registry includes only those select lawyers that have consistently earned the highest rating in the Martindale- Hubbell’s Law Directory and that have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.

Mr. Kramer was selected by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer in the field of Immigration Law. Considered among the best in their profession, Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Southern California.  Southern California Super Lawyers are selected by their peers in an extensive nomination and polling process.


For the past several years, Mr. Kramer's practice has focused increasingly on providing services to foreign researchers and other professionals working at biotech companies, major universities and research institutions throughout the United States. For companies with overseas offices, the firm has assisted in obtaining work visas for their foreign based employees who wish to work and train in the U.S. on a temporary basis and for those employees who wish to remain in the U.S. on a more permanent basis.



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