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I have been an immigration lawyer since 1974 in Illinois and California.  From 1990 to the present this is the only area of law I have practiced and taught as an Adjunct professor at the Univeristy of Illinois Law School.  I have been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and served as chair and member of various Committees and on the faculty of the Illinois Continuing Legal Education program for immigration.  I love the challenge of figuring out the best immigration solution for our clients.

I also play tournament bridge.  I recently moved my practice from Illinois to San Diego where I have opened a law firm with my son Jason and other immigration attorneys.



Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Feldman Feldman & Associates PC

2221 Camino Del Rio South
Suite 201
San Diego, CA, 92108-3609


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honored Business Immigration AttorneyWho's Who in North America2009
James L. Capel Jr. Award (Pro Bono Attorney of the Year)Champaign County Bar Association1994
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Planning Association1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFeldman Feldman & Associates, PC2009 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Illinois law School2006 - 2006
PartnerErwin, Martinkus & Cole, Ltd.1994 - 2009
Immigration AttorneyPavia & Marsh1988 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego AILA Consular Corps CommitteeLiaison2010 - Present
San Diego AILA USCIS Liaison CommitteeMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationHealth Care Committee2005 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1990 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1988 - 2009
California Bar AssociationMember1975 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hoosier Care vs. ChertoffFavorable
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Publication nameTitleDate
Immigration Options for Nurses and Allied Health Care PorfessionalsImmigration Options for Physical Therapists2009
Immigration Options for Nurses and Allied Health Care ProfessionalsImmigration Options for Physical Therapists2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawGeneral LawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Mills CollegePsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Understanding Immigration Forms and ProcessesI-9 Compliance and audits, E-verify2011
AMA/IMG CouncilImmigration Options for Physicians2010
Immigration Law conferenceEmployment Options in Immigration LawN/A
AILA Regional ConferenceHealth Care ProfessionalsN/A