Attorney Specializing in Immigration, Property and Business Formation Law
District of Columbia
- Immigration Law,
cancellation of removal hearings
filing of petitions for visa applications
- Real Property Law,
resolution of title issues
drafting and filing of deeds
- Business Formation Law,
development of housing cooperatives, small businesses, and 501(c)(3)s.
- Advisory Agreement
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Dissolution
- Corporate Formation
- Corporate Restructure
- Delaware Incorporation
- Founders Agreement
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Disclosure Document
- Franchise Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
- E-2 Visa
- Green Card
- H-1B Visa
- H-1B Visa Transfer
- H-2B Visa
- Immigration Consults
- J-1 Visa
- L Visa
- O Visa
- TN Visa
- Other Immigration Matter
- Buying & Selling Commercial Real Estate
- Buying & Selling Residential Real Estate
- Commercial Lease
- Construction Contract
- Home Owner Associations
- Property Management Contract
- Purchase & Sale Agreement (Commercial)
- Real Estate Financing
- Real Estate Foreclosure
- Real Estate Investment Compliance
- Real Estate LLC
- Real Estate Litigation
- Residential Lease
- Tenant Dispute
- Tenant Eviction
- Zoning, Planning & Land Use
- Other Real Estate Matter
""My mother was sick and he helped draft and file a life estate for my family, making sure we wouldn't have any future probate issues regarding our family home.""
""My family obtained property through probate, and Joseph assisted in several related matters, including disputing a creditor claim, filing a new deed, getting the property out of vacancy designation, and handing a property damage suit. He was worked very diligently to resolve this matters in a timely fashion while constantly communicating with my family and I regarding these matters.""
The Coleman Firm
Mar 2014 - Present
Advising clients in a number of legal fields including Immigration and Business Formation.
Assisting clients in the drafting and filing of various legal documents.
Representing clients in various matters required arbitration and/or litigation.
McCabe, Weisberg & Conway
Oct 2012 - Mar 2014
Examined title search results to ensure clear property title before foreclosure commenced.
Coordinated with title insurers to obtain indemnity, mortgage releases, and subordination agreements to resolve potential title issues.
Represented firm in status conference hearings to notify court of foreclosure progress.
Maintained and various client systems including LPS, Vendorscape, and Real Re
Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County
Feb 2012 - May 2012
Interviewed clients and evaluated implications regarding immigration status, particularly pertaining to the Violence Against Women’s Act.
Researched immigration statutes applicable to investigated facts and produced transfer memorandum to referring attorney.
UDC David A. Clarke Immigration Legal Clinic
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
Represented detained client before Executive Office of Immigration Review; conducted factual investigations, including document and witness review and produced various motions.
Presented oral arguments for lack of removability and cancellation of removal before Immigration Court.
Successfully obtained cancellation of removal process for client.
UDC David A. Clarke Community Development Clinic
Jan 2011 - May 2011
Represented Tenants’ Associations and housing cooperative in converstion under the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act.
Reviewed and amended associations’ Bylaws, Operating Agreements, and Loan Agreements.
Advised tenants on various contract, lease, and tax matters involving management companies, housing department and lenders.
Federal Communications Commission
Aug 2010 - May 2011
Produced legal opinions for arbitrations between private radio licensees and national service providers.
Participated in Public Safety and Homeland Safety Breau committee discussing progress in national radio frequency rebanding project.
Responded to private radio licensees’ cost waiver resquests regarding grants for cost waivers for their services.